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Chronic Disease

Hospitalizations for children with asthma decreased 62% in New Mexico and Texas with HCSC’s Enhancing Care for Children with Asthma initiative. Read more >

Did you know?

One of the major challenges physicians face when caring for patients with chronic illnesses is a lack of data.

Report October 8, 2019

The Health Impact of Multiple Sclerosis

In 2017, multiple sclerosis affected more than 520,000 commercially insured Americans. As measured by the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Health Index, about one-half of people with MS also suffer from musculoskeletal conditions such as neck and back pain, as well as other health conditions.
Article December 6, 2018

Preventing blindness in diabetes patients

More than 100 million U.S. adults currently live with diabetes or prediabetes and one of the most common complications of diabetes is blindness. Learn how BCBS companies are removing barriers ensuring diabetic patients receive necessary eye exams.