#Blue Cross Blue Shield

Community: Nine Angel Award winners announced by Blue Cross Blue Shield

This fall, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation will present The Angel Award to nine people showing selfless investments of time and compassion in children. Each Angel will receive a $25,000 grant to the nonprofit organization of their choice. Receiving The Angel Award this year are:. James...
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Park Rapids Enterprise

Blue Cross Blue Shield is ending coverage at four Minnesota pain clinics

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Beginning Friday, Oct. 1, patients with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota insurance will have to pay out of their own pockets for visits to the Center for Pain Management, which has four Minnesota locations in Alexandria, Bemidji, Baxter and Sartell. The clinic said it is trying...
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Bismarck Tribune

North Dakota coronavirus news, Sept. 25: Flu/COVID-19 clinics set at Event Center

The latest North Dakota coronavirus news: Human Services help, shots and tests. Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health has scheduled three drive-thru flu shot clinics at the Bismarck Event Center in the coming weeks, with COVID-19 vaccine also available:. This Monday, 9-10:30 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 3-6...
Detroit News

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to require new employee vaccinations

Detroit — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan on Friday informed its employees that the insurance provider now is eyeing a phased return-to-office in January, with new requirements around COVID-19 vaccinations and testing. The organization, which is headquartered downtown, has set a target date for a "phased-in approach" to returning...

Daviess County Health Department to offer flu shot clinics

The Daviess County Health Department will offer flu shots for adults at drive-up clinics. No appointment is necessary for the clinics in the parking lot of the health department in Gallatin on October 8th and 29th from 9 o’clock to 11:30 and 1 o’clock to 3:30. High-dose flu shots will be available.

Hurd: Investing in Health Equity Starts with Caring

Disparities in access to health care during the COVID-19 pandemic – that ultimately resulted in disparate health outcomes for minorities compared to their white counterparts – were not a surprise to Bridget Hurd, vice president of Inclusion and Diversity and chief diversity officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Credit Union Times

Maine Credit Unions Plan 2022 Merger

The $7.9 million Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maine Employees Federal Credit Union in South Portland said it plans to merge next year with $187 million the TruChoice Federal Credit Union also based in South Portland. Like many small credit unions, the increasing regulatory and technology demands of the banking...

Kurt Busch & Daniel Hemric Team Up for Special Painting Event

Two NASCAR stars are joining forces for an important event at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Cup Series driver Kurt Busch and Xfinity Series driver Daniel Hemric will head to Charlotte on Monday, Sept. 27, for the annual paint pit wall pink event that raises awareness for the fight against breast cancer.

As we get fewer hours of sunlight, here’s how to prepare for the winter blues

You’ll likely start noticing a decrease in daylight hours, and while it may mean less time outdoors, it can also lead to a challenge when it comes to your mental health. “Live in the D” host Tati Amare chatted with Dr. Kristyn Gregory from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan about how the change in seasons can affect your well-being.

Webinar to address Medicare, other benefits with Blue Cross Blue Shield

Postal Service employees can participate in an upcoming webinar to learn about Medicare and the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program with Blue Cross Blue Shield. The session, “Medicare, FEHB and Blue Cross Blue Shield,” will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, at noon EDT. Christel Bull, a federal account manager...

Sporting KC launches new partnership with Homefield

Sporting Kansas City and Homefield have announced a new partnership that will expand Sporting KC Youth Soccer programs into both Homefield locations in Olathe, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri. This expansion will provide additional opportunities for youth and adults in the area to participate in soccer and make memories with Sporting Kansas City.

Health insurers in Alabama stopped waiving cost-sharing requirements months ago

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – A Kaiser Family Foundation analysis found most insurance companies are reinstating cost-sharing requirements for COVID hospitalizations after waiving them earlier in the pandemic. “Earlier in the pandemic we found that most health insurers were waiving out-of-pocket treatment costs for people who may have needed hospital care,”...