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Artists in Nine California Counties Create Original Works to Promote Health for Blue Shield of California Members During COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

"With this art collaboration, we're stepping outside our 'clinical' engagement with members," said Angie Kalousek, director, Mind-Body Medicine at Blue Shield.

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  • "With this art collaboration, we're stepping outside our 'clinical' engagement with members," said Angie Kalousek, director, Mind-Body Medicine at Blue Shield.
  • Blue Shield of California strives to create a healthcare system worthy of its family and friends that is sustainably affordable.
  • Blue Shield of California is a tax paying, nonprofit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with over four million members, 6,800 employees and more than $20 billion in annual revenue.
  • The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have an impact on California communities.

UMOS Receives Nearly $100,000 from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation to Support COVID-19 Response

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:30pm

The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation announced today a donation of nearly $100,000 to the nonprofit UMOS to support ongoing efforts related to COVID-19.

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  • The Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation announced today a donation of nearly $100,000 to the nonprofit UMOS to support ongoing efforts related to COVID-19.
  • Through charitable grant making, the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation LLC, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, promotes Anthems inherent commitment to improving lives and communities.
  • The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
  • To learn more about the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation, please visit http://www.anthem.foundation and its blog at https://medium.com/anthemfoundation .

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Yale New Haven Health System Reach a New Multi-Year Agreement

Friday, July 31, 2020 - 9:35pm

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Yale New Haven Health System announced today that they have reached a new multi-year agreement that will maintain Yale New Haven Health Systems physicians and hospitals in Anthems network.

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  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Yale New Haven Health System announced today that they have reached a new multi-year agreement that will maintain Yale New Haven Health Systems physicians and hospitals in Anthems network.
  • We value our partnership with Yale as we work together to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and improve lives and communities here in Connecticut, said Jill Hummel, President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Health Plans, Inc.
  • Anthem is a registered trademark of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc. Additional information about Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut is available at www.anthem.com .

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Extends Coverage of Expanded Telehealth Benefits Through 2020

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 5:00pm

SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --As part of its ongoing effort to help prevent the spread and impact of COVID-19 and improve the long-term sustainability of health care in Minnesota, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) is extending eligibility for certain expanded benefits through the end of the year.

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  • SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --As part of its ongoing effort to help prevent the spread and impact of COVID-19 and improve the long-term sustainability of health care in Minnesota, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) is extending eligibility for certain expanded benefits through the end of the year.
  • As a result of a sustained increase in usage of telehealth by Blue Cross members, all temporary telehealth coverage changes currently in effect will be extended through December 31, 2020.
  • This includes coverage for behavioral health services, in addition to physical, speech and occupational therapy, and medication management.
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Blue Plus is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, headquartered in Chicago.

Beth Keyser Named President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 8:00pm

Anthem announced today that Beth Keyser has been named president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana.

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  • Anthem announced today that Beth Keyser has been named president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200721005880/en/
    Healthcare industry veteran Beth Keyser is the new president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc., an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
  • The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

More Than 23,500 Blue Shield of California Members Reclaim Their Health in First Year of Reimagined Wellvolution Program

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

"Wellvolution puts members at the center of its program and lets them choose the direction they want to take."

Key Points: 
  • "Wellvolution puts members at the center of its program and lets them choose the direction they want to take."
  • Blue Shield of California strives to create a healthcare system worthy of its family and friends that is sustainably affordable.
  • Blue Shield of California is a tax paying, nonprofit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with over 4 million members, 6,800 employees and more than $20 billion in annual revenue.
  • The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have an impact on California communities.

Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Provides $100,000 in Grants to Support Nutrition for Southern Californians During COVID-19 Pandemic

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 4:00pm

LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan is supporting the health needs of thousands of individuals and families in Los Angeles and San Diego counties by providing $100,000 in grants to distribute food this summer.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan is supporting the health needs of thousands of individuals and families in Los Angeles and San Diego counties by providing $100,000 in grants to distribute food this summer.
  • "Blue Shield Promise is committed to serving and investing in the communities where our members live," said Kristen Cerf, president and CEO of Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan.
  • Blue Shield Promise is providing $50,000 to the San Diego Foundation to support the San Diego Community Impact Fund.
  • "Every day, we are seeing the needs of our local communities grow and we are grateful for the generosity of organizations like Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan."

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Amazon Give Anthem Members Increased Access to Health Information to Enhance Their Healthcare Experience

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 12:55pm

We are committed to giving our health plan members innovative, data-driven, and personalized products and services that enhance and simplify their healthcare experience while helping them improve their health and well-being, said Jill Hummel, President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut.

Key Points: 
  • We are committed to giving our health plan members innovative, data-driven, and personalized products and services that enhance and simplify their healthcare experience while helping them improve their health and well-being, said Jill Hummel, President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut.
  • Anthem is one of the first health plans to offer access to specific health plan information through an Anthem Skill.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the trade name of Anthem Health Plans, Inc. an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
  • The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Amazon Give Anthem Members Increased Access to Health Information to Enhance Their Healthcare Experience

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 12:55pm

We are committed to giving our health plan members innovative, data-driven, and personalized products and services that enhance and simplify their healthcare experience while helping them improve their health and well-being, said Pam Stahl, President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Georgia.

Key Points: 
  • We are committed to giving our health plan members innovative, data-driven, and personalized products and services that enhance and simplify their healthcare experience while helping them improve their health and well-being, said Pam Stahl, President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Georgia.
  • Anthem is one of the first health plans to offer access to specific health plan information through an Anthem Skill.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia, Inc. are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
  • The Blue Cross Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Amazon Give Anthem Members Increased Access to Health Information to Enhance Their Healthcare Experience

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 12:55pm

We are committed to giving our health plan members innovative, data-driven, and personalized products and services that enhance and simplify their healthcare experience while helping them improve their health and well-being, said Jeff Ricketts, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia.

Key Points: 
  • We are committed to giving our health plan members innovative, data-driven, and personalized products and services that enhance and simplify their healthcare experience while helping them improve their health and well-being, said Jeff Ricketts, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia.
  • Anthem is one of the first health plans to offer access to specific health plan information through an Anthem Skill.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and its affiliate HealthKeepers, Inc. are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
  • The Blue Cross and Blue Shield names and symbols are registered marks of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.