BOSTON, Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) is expanding its value-based payment model into the dental space with a first-of-its-kind arrangement with leading dental group 42 North. This partnership aims to improve the quality of members’ oral and overall health, particularly those with chronic health conditions like diabetes and heart disease, since they can benefit from additional dental cleanings and exams. 42 North supports more than 70 dental practices, including Gentle Dental locations, from Maine to New York. [Read more…]
OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Shield of California has appointed Lisa Davis as the nonprofit health plan’s chief information officer. Davis will be responsible for leading the company’s ongoing efforts to modernize with new technologies to better serve its more than 4 million members. [Read more…]
BOSTON, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced today the not-for-profit has received a Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Brand Excellence Award for its ongoing work to combat the opioid epidemic, one of the nation’s most significant public health challenges. [Read more…]
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) has reached an agreement with Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance (BSWQA), Baylor Scott & White’s accountable care organization (ACO) to deliver high-quality and lower cost care to more than 140,000 BCBSTX members in North and Central Texas. [Read more…]
One million Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) members across the country are now realizing more savings through Blue365, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s (BCBSA) exclusive health and wellness discount program, available to members of participating BCBS companies. Blue365 provides a trusted, convenient resource to get exclusive deals on a variety of unique and diverse products from top health and wellness brands that help BCBS customers take control of their health and personal well-being – 365 days a year.
For the second year in a row, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) was named a top-rated health plan in the country, according to the nation’s experts on health plan quality. [Read more…]
In anticipation of Hurricane Irma, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA), Inc. is expediting access to care for members who live in Florida. [Read more…]
Andrew Dreyfus, President & CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, released the following statement on the amended Better Care Reconciliation Act proposed by the U.S. Senate: [Read more…]
RICHARDSON, Texas, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) announced today it has acquired certain Medicare Advantage and commercial group membership from Allegian Health Plans (AHP), a wholly-owned managed care subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare (NYSE: THC). [Read more…]
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO Blue, Inc. announced first quarter 2017 financial results today and reported a combined after-tax net income of $27.6 million (1.5% net margin) on revenue of $1.86 billion. The results reflect an operating income of $11.4 million (0.6% operating margin) and investment income of $11.3 million. Blue Cross is the leading private health plan in Massachusetts with 2.8 million members.