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Hundreds Volunteer in Philadelphia For Nationwide, Long-Term Cancer Study

Hundreds of people were signing up in center city Philadelphia to take part in a decades-long study on preventing cancer.

10/19/2012

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09/21/2012

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Independence Blue Cross Reacts To Health Care Ruling

Independence Blue Cross CEO Dan Hilferty says they are happy that the country’s first step toward healthcare reform remains in tact, but there is a lot more work to be done.

06/28/2012

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Independence Blue Cross Puts Out Challenge To Entrepreneurs

Independence Blue Cross is joining several other organizations to reward those who can help improve health care.

06/08/2012

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Part 3: A New Landscape

“Health insurance is tricky and it’s confusing, so having the right, unbiased information is a key resource for consumers,” says Melissa Fox, spokeswoman for Pennsylvania’s Insurance Department.

05/31/2012

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City Controller Says Philadelphia Is Failing To Collect $$$ for Ambulance Services

City controller Alan Butkovitz says a review of ambulance billings by the city for 2011 shows it only collected $34 million of the $82.5 million it billed — about 42 percent.

05/09/2012

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AAA Becomes Marketing Partner For Philadelphia-Based Health Insurance Giant

Independence Blue Cross is the first out of the gate with its partnership with AAA Mid-Atlantic, giving AAA members in southeastern Pennsylvania access to health insurance plans and, exclusively, Health Advocate services.

05/02/2012

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Independence Blue Cross Announces It Will Lead Toys For Tots Campaign

Independence Blue Cross has announced it will lead the Toys for Tots campaign this holiday season. The corporation has set up a matching toy campaign which runs through December 21st.

12/15/2011

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Independence Blue Cross To Enter Medicaid Partnership With Blue Shield

Expecting major growth in Medicaid subscribers under health insurance reform, Independence Blue Cross has made a move to be a major player well beyond its traditional business boundaries.

08/10/2011

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Man Charged With Posing As Center City Chiropractor

The feds have charged a Northeast Philadelphia man with posing as a chiropractor and submitting more than $1 million in false health insurance claims.

07/27/2011

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Philadelphia Hosts a Walk-At-Lunchtime Promotional Event

Rather than ordering lunch in, hundreds of people — including the Phillie Phanatic — worked a walk into their routine on Wednesday.

04/27/2011

Choosing Your Medicare Options For Next Year

People have from today thru the end of the year to make their medicare choices. Independence Blue Cross can help you find the best options for you.

10/04/2010

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