Posts Tagged ‘Blue Cross Blue Shield’

Online Health Insurance Marketplace Participation

Posted on: May 30th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As October rapidly approaches, participation by health insurance companies within the various state online marketplaces is starting to come into focus. The Maryland Online Marketplace, better know as “Maryland Health Connection” Announced yesterday that 12 health insurers plan to offer plans via their exchange.  The list of participating plans include: Aetna, BEST Life & Health, […]

Private Online Insurance Marketplaces

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

By now we all know that the State and Federal Marketplaces offering a side-by-side comparison environment are set to go live October 1st of this year as part of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) — better known as Obamacare. These public marketplaces break down as follows. 1.  16 state based marketplaces (+ […]

Independence Blue Cross Teaming Up With AAA Mid-Atlantic

Posted on: June 11th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

AAA Mid-Atlantic is offering a variety of health plans to individuals and families by teaming up with Independence Blue Cross (IBC).  The plans will be available to to AAA members and live in southeastern Pennsylvania.  This insurer, out of Philadelphia, currently has 13 medically underwritten HMO and PPO plan options available to consumers. Through this […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield Improving Healthcare

Posted on: November 30th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association recently unveiled a new action plan to improve healthcare quality and keep rising healthcare costs down.  According to the press release on their website, BCBSA has designed a comprehensive plan that is interconnected to transform healthcare as we know it. It ultimately moves away from a fee-for-service model to a […]

SeniorBlue Select

Posted on: November 29th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Wellmark recently announced that their Medicare supplement plan SeniorBlue Select would be discontinued as of Dec 31.   Nearly 4,000 members are enrolled in the plan that supplements Medicare benefits. SeniorBlue Select was closed to new business about three years ago, but about 3,900 members remain on the books.  The plan was popular because it offered […]

BCBS Mobile Application Helping Consumers

Posted on: September 15th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

As the smart phone becomes more and more popular, consumers are turning to their banks, insurance companies and favorite stores to offer applications which make their user experience smoother.  Health insurers are starting to keep up with the times and offer easy access applications.  Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) offers a mobile application which has […]

Advance Blue by Highmark

Posted on: August 9th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Highmark  has launched a new innovative health insurance plan for individuals called Advance Blue.  Advance Blue provides 100% coverage for preventative care and only requires small co-pays for doctor visits, prescription drugs and basic diagnostic testing.  Maternity benefits and vision exams are also covered Advance Blue is available in three areas covered by various Highmark […]

BCBSOK on the Importance of Immunizations

Posted on: May 9th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK) has some very useful information on the importance of immunizations on their website.  If you carry health insurance Oklahoma, there is a good chance all of the pertinent immunizations are covered, so it’s important to ensure you understand why they are important and know which vaccines you may […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida Ranks High

Posted on: April 5th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Florida health insurance received some good news earlier this year when JD Power Associates ranked Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida with the highest member satisfaction among commercial health plans in the region. According to the press release on PR News Wire, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSFL), this is the third year they have […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Awarded

Posted on: March 25th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina earned a very high customer satisfaction score and with all of the concerns over health insurer quality, this bodes well for BCBS.  According to the article “North Carolina Health Insurer Earns High Customer Satisfaction Score” by Bob Graham on, BCBS of North Carolina ranked second best in […]