Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield members can search for doctors, hospitals and dentists: In the United States, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. Outside the United States. Select Blue Cross Blue Shield Global™ or GeoBlue if you have international coverage and need to find care outside the United States. The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an
Actived: 1 days ago
Member Services Blue Cross Blue Shield
An Expanded Portfolio of International Solutions. Blue Cross Blue Shield offers enhanced coverage and service through its broader portfolio of international health insurance products to meet the unique needs of globally mobile individuals and businesses worldwide.
Smarter Better Healthcare Blue Cross Blue Shield
The pandemic has amplified behavioral health challenges, like burnout, that affect the workforce and employers are looking for ways to better support their employees. Watch as Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies and leading industry voices break down some of these challenges, particularly with vaccines rolling out and hybrid work models taking
Millennial Health Blue Cross Blue Shield
This generation's mental health was trending downward even before the impact of the pandemic, and new data show that taking a full-health approach to employee benefits is more important than ever. Our mini-white paper shares the state of millennials' behavioral health and solutions worth exploring. Also be sure to watch the new behavioral
Connecting Your Employees to Higher-Performing …
Ensure you health plan partner provides a welcome experience that reinforces your employees' decision to select the HPN and promotes the many advantages of their new plan's network. Drive employee awareness of the digital resources they can use, like provider finder and cost transparency tools, and direct employees to work with your health plan
A Closer Look at Behavioral Health and the Impact of …
1 IN 5 adults . experience a diagnosable mental health condition in any given year, more than half will go untreated 1. 200M+ workdays missed due to mental health conditions each year 2. $16.8B lost . in productivity due to mental health conditions each year 2. 1 Center for Workplace Mental Health, American Psychiatric Association Foundation, “Investing In A Mentally Healthy …
NJ’s Largest-Ever Program to Tackle Social Determinants …
Partnering to improve New Jersey’s health. Launched in the spring of 2020 at the height of the pandemic, Horizon Neighbors in Health is the largest, most comprehensive program ever created in New Jersey to address social determinants of health. Horizon BCBSNJ, the state’s largest health insurer, is investing $25 million and partnering with
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Of New Jersey Invests $8.1
Working with community partners to keep children healthy; generously supporting local organizations that connect New Jerseyans to life-saving health services; and, donating time, talent and resources to make New Jersey communities stronger and more vibrant. Details on these and other ways that Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is making a positive …
No. 19-10011 United States Court of Appeals
health insurance markets in states that had adopted similar provisions in the 1990s had collapsed when healthy people delayed purchasing insurance until they were sick—a phenomenon that is widely known as “adverse selection. ” If only sick people participate in a health insurance market, insurers must increase prices to
Health Equity Blue Cross Blue Shield
The journey toward health equity requires collaboration between health plan partners, employers, communities and others. Explore the insights, resources and support we’ve developed to help employers across America provide more equitable health and well-being for all employees, and a healthier future for their business. SBH - Media Action.
Health Equity Scale of Impact Blue Cross Blue Shield
Health Equity Scale of Impact. Identifying areas where health equity is suffering most, and what it’s costing employers, are the first steps in addressing what employee populations might be up against. Throughout America, health disparities exist across key conditions that prevent oppressed and marginalized populations from receiving the care
Advancing health equity starts with data Blue Cross Blue
Advancing health equity starts with data. Every American deserves accessible, affordable and equitable health care. But this is not the reality for many people – especially people of color. Yet the root causes of these disparities – from bias and lack of access to social drivers of health – are difficult to measure.
This mapping tool gives community health advocates data to
Where you live has an outsized impact on your health. Digging into data by ZIP code reveals why. Certain neighborhoods lack enough stores with fresh produce, access to transportation, safe and affordable housing or open spaces to play and exercise—all social determinants of health linked to chronic disease or other health problems.
The Economic Impact of Caregiving Blue Cross Blue Shield
The indirect effect that deteriorating caregiver health has on economic outcomes is the most substantial of the two impacts. The Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index is uniquely positioned to assess the health impact of caregiving. Past studies show that poorer health outcomes are highly correlated with weaker economic outcomes 3. The estimated
National Health Equity Strategy Blue Health Equity
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s (BCBSA) National Health Equity Strategy includes: Collecting data to measure disparities. Scaling effective programs. Working with providers to improve outcomes and address unconscious bias. Leaning into partnerships at the community level. Influencing policy decisions at the state and federal levels.
Michael Bennett Joins Highmark Health As Executive Vice
Highmark Health, a Pittsburgh, PA based enterprise that employs more than 35,000 people nationwide and serves 40 million Americans in all 50 states, is the third largest integrated health care delivery and financing system in the nation. Highmark Health is the parent company of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, and HM Health Solutions.
Increasing Access to Behavioral Healthcare in the Face of
3 U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, National Diabetes Statistics Report: 2020 Estimates of Diabetes and Its Burden in the United States, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2020. 4 Office of Minority Health, "Diabetes and African Americans," US Dept. of Health and Human Services, March 1, 2021. 5 Office of Minority Health (OMH}.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Ochsner Health
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner's 29 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers.
Millennial Health Trends Blue Cross Blue Shield
The health of millennials will likely have a direct impact on the health of your organization. That’s why now is the time to start the conversation. We’re talking to millennials, employers, providers, community thought-leaders and influencers to identify ways to engage this generation and we’ll share our insights and learnings with you.
Blue directions: A better way to manage benefits Blue
Blue Directions is not limited to health benefits. The solution can also support specialty coverages like dental, vision, life and disability products. Education & Support. As if selecting benefits wasn’t confusing enough, many employees find additional choices of all shapes and sizes difficult to understand.
Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Minnesota Commits $4 Million
A "Health in All Policies" approach ensures that leaders and policymakers integrate health and equity considerations when developing, implementing and evaluating policies and services. It also recognizes the importance of collaboration across sectors and the involvement of many non-traditional partners.
Increasing Telehealth and Virtual Care in the COVID-19 Era
Virtual care has increased 3.3X since summer 2019, and over half that growth came since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.4 View our behavioral health infographic here. What’s more, The Harris Poll has tracked the significant rise in demand for telehealth services across different applications and demographics.
Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Georgia Committed To
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGa) donated more than $2.6 million to health-related organizations throughout the state of Georgia in 2014. Announced today in the companyâ€™s â€œ2014 Georgia Foundation and Community Relations Year-End Summary,â€ the report outlines several areas specifically targeted for giving by BCBSGa during the past …
BlueCross BlueShield Partners With WebMD Health Services
WebMD Health Corp., an Internet Brands company, is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications.
Connecting the Dots: A Full Health Approach to Integrated
Quartet Health’s digital platform not only helps identify, screen and diagnose patients, but it also enables both primary and behavioral health providers to coordinate a mix of collaborative care, face-to-face care, teletherapy and digital cognitive behavioral therapy as needed and track a patient’s progress. 6
BlueCross BlueShield Starts Region’s First Value-Based
BlueCross BlueShield is the first local health plan that will follow this approach, rewarding behavioral health providers for delivering quality mental health and substance use disorder treatment to its members. This follows the health plan’s roll out of Best Practice, a value-based approach for compensating primary care doctors in January 2017.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Report Links Social
About Blue Health Intelligence Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) ® is an independent Licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. BHI is a trade name of Health Intelligence Company, LLC. Further information is available at www.bluehealthintelligence.com. About Moody’s Analytics
Venus Williams campaign emboldens women to speak up for
Achieving health equity means everyone feels heard and respected in health care settings. Blue Shield of California is amplifying one of the most powerful voices, tennis star Venus Williams, to inspire women to advocate for themselves.
How data and artificial intelligence can make healthcare
As a lifetime health partner and digital-first organization, we are combining health data with information other important drivers of health, like food insecurity, ZIP code, and other factors, to help improve lives and communities. The goal is to make sure all of this data and information can be synthesized and give us insights that can be
SC Blues Health Coach Training Program Earns National
SC Blues Health Coach Training Program Earns National Accreditation. Columbia – The National Consortium for Credentialing Health and Wellness Coaches has accredited the programs used by BlueCross® BlueShield® of South Carolina and BlueChoice® HealthPlan of South Carolina to train health coaches. The companies have 40 health coaches who are
ArkansasBlue, Arkansas Blue Cross And Blue Shield's Health
ArkansasBlue, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shieldâ€™s health insurance store, is coming soon to Jonesboro and will be open for business on September 14, 2015. The store will be located at 2110 Fair Park Boulevard, Suite I, and will sell health, dental and vision insurance to individuals and families. Arkansas Blue Cross members also are welcome to visit the store …
Defining High-Performance Networks Blue Cross Blue Shield
Prior to that she spent 10 years at Mercy Health, a Catholic healthcare ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky. Atkins is also committed to working with various charitable organizations; she currently serves on the board as vice president of Hope House, a nonprofit shelter and community center located on the near south side of Milwaukee.
Behavioral Health Blue Cross Blue Shield
Talking Behavioral Health: u0003What the Workforce Needs Now and for the Future. Due to full-scale changes in work and life, and their impact on behavioral health, we’re at a tipping point. Watch as Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s chief human resources officer, Kelly Williams, sits down with leading voices from Regence BlueCross
Providing better health care for rural America Blue
Disparities in rural health. Rural Americans are 2.5- to 7-times more likely to die from the five leading causes of death than their urban counterparts: heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, stroke and unintentional injury. The reasons for these disparities are layered, but one major factor is a lack of access to primary
Health insurance basics for college students Blue Cross
Health insurance, or where to go for health care. We put together a quick three-step guide to cover the basics, so you can focus on the more pressing matters of the new school year (class, of course). You will need to: Make sure you have health insurance. Know where to go if you get sick. Choose a pharmacy. Step 1: Make Sure You Have Health
Data-driven strategies to address disparities in maternal
A behavioral health/substance abuse disorder integrated care program; and Nutrition programs and services Independence Blue Cross, the Independence Blue Cross Foundation and Keystone First, coverage by Vista Health Plan and Highmark Blue Shield of Delaware, are independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, an association …
Racial Disparities in Maternal Health Blue Cross Blue Shield
Health disparities are the result of a complex fabric of social, racial and economic injustice—a fabric we can’t unravel overnight. But Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies are taking immediate and ongoing action to put an end to these inequities. Our first focus is on racial disparities in maternal health.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Supports Launch of New
Health Care Service Corporation is a Mutual Legal Reserve Company and an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. About Texas A&M University Health Science Center Texas A&M University Health Science Center is transforming health through innovative research, education and service in dentistry, medicine, nursing
Health Insurance Providers Help Vaccinate More Than 2
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Health insurance providers helped vaccinate more than 2 million seniors against COVID-19 in under 100 days as a result of the Vaccine Community Connectors (VCC) program. The VCC leveraged data on social determinants of health to improve equity and break down barriers to vaccine access for Americans in the most at-risk communities.
Leading through a Public Health Crisis
trusted health information and offering a neighborly helping hand as Americans weathered the crisis. Leading through a Public Health Crisis, For The Health of America The first case of a new, unnamed virus was confirmed in the United States on January 21, 2020. Later that same month, the W.H.O. declared a global health emergency. Then, in
Signs of progress in improving African-Americans’ health
For decades, the story of African-American health has been defined by inequalities. Segregation, institutional racism and a lack of access to quality care led to stark differences between Blacks and whites on nearly every marker of health. “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane,” Dr.
Telemedicine has a silver lining for pregnant women during
The health plan waived co-pays and deductibles for members, as well as increased education and communications regarding the safety and quality of care telehealth represents. “It was a game changer for our patients,” says McKee.
Health Care and Employer Groups Announce Principles to
WASHINGTON – Today, a broad coalition of health care and employer groups called for achieving universal health coverage by expanding financial assistance to consumers, bolstering enrollment and outreach efforts, and taking additional steps to protect those who have lost or are at risk of losing employer-based coverage because of the economic downturn …
Millennial Health Blue Cross Blue Shield
The chart above illustrates the top 10 most impactful conditions on a population’s health. The greater the impact of conditions, the less healthy a population is. Some conditions are more impactful (more prevalent and severe) to a population than other conditions. Press ESC to clear any mark selections.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Teams with
One area of specific focus for all Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies is the health and wellness of children and reversing the trend of childhood obesity,” said Scott P. Serota, BCBSA president and CEO. “It is going to take a collaborative effort to make a difference in this growing epidemic and the Blues are looking forward to working