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Posted on Feb 2, 2016 (10 days ago)

Boston Business Journal (blog)

OMG: Blue Cross embraces texting to better connect with members
Boston Business Journal (blog)
Gone will be the days of continued mail reminders and phone calls. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is about to text you information. Thanks to a partnership with Philadelphia-based Relay, the state's largest health insurer will begin signing ...
Improve Your Health, With Just a TapPR Newswire (press release)
BCBS Massachusetts Launches Customer Messaging Mobile AppInsurance Networking News

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Posted on Feb 7, 2016 (5 days ago)

ACT.md and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Partner to Improve Coping for People with Serious Medical ...
PR Web (press release)
ACT.md, a national provider of team-based care coordination technology and services, today announced a partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) to change the trajectory for people ...


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Posted on Feb 10, 2016 (2 days ago)

Forbes

Gap Year: Harvard And Stanford Help Boomers Find A Second Act With Purpose
Forbes
The Dorchester store was opened last June with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and the PepsiCo Foundation, among others. He's also opening a teaching kitchen at the Dorchester site that will be ...


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Posted on Feb 10, 2016 (2 days ago)

Discovery Museums news
Wicked Local Boxborough
Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Saturday, Feb. 13. Backyard and Beyond -- Backyard Birding: Drop-in 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Science Discovery Museum. Winter is a time to spot backyard birds. People can join to learn more about birds ...


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Posted on Feb 10, 2016 (2 days ago)

CIO Network Members
Wall Street Journal
Tom Baltis, VP, chief information security officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Simon Benney, Rio Tinto. Steve Betts, Health Care Service Corp. ... Robert J. Casale, Massachusetts Mutual Life. Karen A. Chamberlain, Western & Southern Financial.


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Posted on Feb 4, 2016 (8 days ago)

Three health insurance issues to track in 2016
The Boston Globe
Insurers, who cover a big share of drug costs, are obviously worried. “On the one hand, these trends are unsustainable,” said Patrick Gilligan, executive vice president of sales, marketing, and product at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. “On ...

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Posted on Feb 8, 2016 (4 days ago)

Pacific Standard

Here's How Insurance Companies Plan to Curb the Opioid Epidemic in Massachusetts
Pacific Standard
Blue Cross Blue Shield, one of Massachusetts' biggest insurers with two million members, told WBUR that 11 percent of their members received treatment for substance abuse in the last year. One of the greatest obstacles these new programs face is ...


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Posted on Dec 27, 2015 (47 days ago)

The Boston Globe

Blue Cross expands benefits for end-of-life care
The Boston Globe
The move by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts comes as a growing number of health organizations put more emphasis on how patients are treated at the end of life by providing and paying for care that is more in line with patient wishes.
Blue Cross Members With Advanced Illnesses Will Receive Enhanced Benefits To Improve Their Quality Of LifePR Newswire (press release)

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Posted on Feb 9, 2016 (3 days ago)

Obamacare 2016: What happens this year?
Orlando Business Journal (blog)
As the 2016 Affordable Care Act open enrollment period has ended, we take a breath and wonder what happens next. Last year saw many of the non-profit co-op insurance carriers that were formed under the law close their doors and a few others limit their ...

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Posted on Feb 9, 2016 (3 days ago)

MedCity News

Morning Read: Performance-based prices for drugs are emerging, at least now for Novartis
MedCity News
Insurers Cigna Corp and Aetna have struck deals with Novartis AG for a performance-based price for the Swiss drugmaker's new heart drug, Entresto. The agreements are among the few performance-based deals that have been made public by drugmakers ...

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