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Personal Choice By Independence Blue Cross

Posted on: November 3rd, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Independence Blue Cross is announcing the introduction of two new health insurance plans for individuals in Southeastern PA.  The plans will be available for sale beginning November 15th. The new plans include Personal Choice PPO 8000 Deductible Plan.  A PPO plan designed for healthy individuals and families that are looking for low monthly premiums.  The […]

Blue Solutions by Independence Blue Cross

Posted on: September 16th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Independence Blue Cross announced Thursday the introduction of a new suite of small business health plans called Blue Solutions. Blue Solutions health plans offer HMO, PPO, and direct POS options. According to Blue Cross representatives, The Blue Solutions HMO is the first HMO for small businesses in the Philadelphia health insurance marketplace to be medically […]

Medicare Advantage Plans – Aetna

Posted on: October 13th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Aetna has announced that they are discontinuing two Medicare Advantage Plans.  The first is being shut down because its membership dropped below the Federal requirement of at least 100 members.  It had 75 members.  The other is being phased out in all but 5 states due to a new Federal requirement that all fee for […]

Special Care – Independence Blue Cross

Posted on: October 6th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

In Southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) in conjunction with Highmark Blue Shield has formed the Caring Foundation which helps to provide free or low-cost health insurance plans to uninsured children and adults in the 5 counties including and surrounding Philadelphia. Plans that are administered through the Caring Program include Pennsylvania CHIP, Adultbasic, and Special […]

Top Rated Health Plan In Pennsylvania

Posted on: July 8th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

When JD Power & Associates rated the top health plans in Pennsylvania, they also included Delaware in a region which included both Pennsylvania & Delaware.  However, of the eleven private health insurance companies that were included in the study and part of this region, eight of them where Pennsylvania health plans, and the three that […]

Children’s Health Insurance in Pennsylvania

Posted on: May 14th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Senate Bill 189 recently passed the Pennsylvania House of Representatives which will allow children of parents covered on their group health insurance plan to remain on the health plan until age 30.  Seventeen other states have already extended the age limit for dependent health insurance coverage. To be eligible for the Pennsylvania health insurance extention, […]

Pennsylvania Insurers Highmark and Independence Blue Cross Call Off Merger

Posted on: January 23rd, 2009 by ymedina No Comments

Following up on a post from Wednesday, Highmark and Independence Blue Cross have decided to abandon their plans for a merger, says Martha Raffaele of the Associated Press. The Pennsylvania health insurance companies did not want to agree to give up either the Blue Cross or Blue Shield trademark, which the Insurance Department was requiring. […]