Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield As·so·ci·a·tion

(blū kraws blū shēld ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn)
A national U.S. agency that represents the Blue Cross Blue Shield health plans. This body helps maintain the HCPCS level II codes.
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BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee members with Apple Watches may now sync their devices to the company's member wellness portal with the AlwaysOn mobile app, thanks to newly-established integration with Apple Health.
Seattle-based virtual care provider Carena announced a partnership with Virginia Mason to offer insurance billing to Virginia Mason Virtual Care Clinic patients insured by Regence BlueShield.
Empire BlueCross BlueShield, New York state's largest health insurer, has a new president.
Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Health Group and Empire BlueCross BlueShield recently declared that Brian Griffin, President and CEO of Empire BlueCross BlueShield, has been named Chair of the VNA's Health Group Board of Trustees.
In Texas, BlueCross BlueShield is using its pharmacy claims data to help improve adherence to statin therapy among individuals who have suffered a major adverse cardiac event.
HealthNow does business as BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, BlueShield of Northeastern New York and HealthNow in Central New York.
8 commercial customers of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, and soon thereafter, to all Tennesseans.
NASCO provides comprehensive health claim and membership solutions for administering traditional, point of service, preferred provider, consumer-directed and other health benefits for BlueCross and BlueShield Plans across the country.
If we're just doing cost-shifting, it's not going to work," said Mary McWilliams, president of Regence BlueShield insurance in Seattle.
As one of Houston's prominent HMOs, WellPoint will absorb MethodistCare's 78,000 members, enabling the combined entity to take on area players BlueCross BlueShield of Texas and Aetna.
The American Cancer Society offers outstanding programs and services to all those affected by cancer," said Brian Griffin, President and CEO, Empire BlueCross BlueShield.
The number of people enrolling in consumer-directed health plans has increased 25% from last year, according to a survey of nearly 2,800 private insurance enrollees by the BlueCross and BlueShield Association.