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12/17/2020 Dr. Sandhya Rao Joins Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts As Chief Medical Officer PR Newswire BOSTON , Dec. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sandhya Rao has joined Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts as chief medical officer. Prior to joining Blue Cross, Dr. Rao was vice president of clinical strategy at Haven, the organization formed by Amazon, JP Morgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway."Dr. Rao brings to our company qualities that are vital to our strategy and mission," said Chief Operating Officer Rich Lynch . "Her deep clinical ...
11/22/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members in Nevada Affected by Wildfires PR Newswire BOSTON , Nov. 22, In response to a wildfire, the governor of Nevada has declared a state of emergency for Washoe county . Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. is expediting access to care for members who may be affected.Blue Cross has more than 1,600 members living in Washoe county Nevada . The health plan is working to ensure those members can access health services and medications quickly and ...
10/15/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Named A 'Best Company For Dads' PR Newswire BOSTON , Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has been named a "Best Company for Dads" by Working Mother in a recognition of the company's supportive policies. The award celebrates organizations that lead in the areas of parental leave, childcare, flexible schedules and more."We are thrilled to have been included on the Working Mother "Best Company for Dads" list," said Sue Sgroi , chief human resources officer ...
9/21/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Launches 10th Annual Company-Wide Service Event to Benefit 70 Nonprofits PR Newswire Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Launches 10th Annual Company-Wide Service Event to Benefit 70 Nonprofits News provided by Sep 21, 2020, 08:01 ET Share this article BOSTON , Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts , Inc. ("Blue Cross") today kicks off Service Week, the company's 10 th annual company-wide volunteer event. From Sept 21-25 , 2,700 Blue Cross employees will volunteer for 65 virtual and in ...
9/16/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Honored with Two Stevie International Business Awards for Health News Service PR Newswire Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Honored with Two Stevie International Business Awards for Health News Service News provided by Sep 16, 2020, 08:01 ET Share this article BOSTON , Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts , Inc. ("Blue Cross") has received two Stevie International Business Awards for the company's health news service, Coverage , in recognition of the valuable information it has provided as a public service during ...
8/25/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Becomes First Investor in Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council's (GNEMSDC) Development Program for Minority Owned Businesses PR Newswire BOSTON , Aug. 25, The Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC) has received a commitment from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), the state's largest not-for-profit health plan, to invest $50,000 to enhance the content and delivery of GNEMSDC's Development Program for minority owned businesses. The Development Program, focused on companies "certified" as a minority business enterprise (MBE) by GNEMSDC, includes three elements: One-on ...
8/18/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts earns 'excellent' status PR Newswire BOSTON Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) has earned an "Excellent" accreditation rating from NCQA (1) for its clinical quality, member experience and performance against operational standards for Commercial HMO/POS and PPO plans, marking the fourth consecutive renewal cycle that the not-for-profit health plan has received NCQA's highest accreditation rating. "Earning an 'excellent' rating again this year reflects our commitment to offering high-quality, affordable ...
8/6/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is giving $101 million in premium refunds Healthcare Finance The company says it was able to do this because of lower-than-anticipated costs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mallory Hackett , Associate Editor Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced Wednesday that it is returning $101 million in premium refunds and rebates to its members. The insurer said it is able to do this because of the lower-than-anticipated cost of healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ...
8/5/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to Issue More Than $100 Million in Premium Relief to Insured Customers and Members PR Newswire BOSTON , Aug. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") announced today that it will return $101 million in premium refunds and anticipated rebates to its customers and members as a result of lower than anticipated health care costs during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The refunds are in addition to the $116 million Blue Cross has invested to support its members, customers, clinical partners, and ...
7/29/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Offers Dental Members Access to Teledentistry During COVID-19 Pandemic Yahoo News July 28, 2020, 7:04 PM Introduces new partnership with Toothpic and new access to select Philips Sonicare products BOSTON , July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) has introduced several innovative programs to support Dental Blue members' oral health care needs, as Massachusetts dental practices begin to reopen after a temporary closure for non-emergency services during the COVID-19 outbreak. Blue Cross Blue Shield of ...
7/23/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Announces Bold New Action To Expand Members' Access to Mental Health Services PR Newswire GDPR Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Announces Bold New Action To Expand Members' Access to Mental Health Services Steps include a 50% increase in reimbursement rates for child psychiatrists and permanently paying for telehealth visits at in-person rates News provided by Jul 23, 2020, 12:01 ET Share this article BOSTON , July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") is announcing a set of bold ...
6/1/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Responds To Rising Food Insecurity Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Responds To Rising Food Insecurity By Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Jun 1, 2020 By Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts By Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts TownNews.com Content Exchange Save BOSTON , June 1, In response to the growing rate of food insecurity across the Commonwealth, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") is partnering with local food relief nonprofits to ...
4/13/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Telehealth Claims Skyrocket During Coronavirus Pandemic PR Newswire BOSTON Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") announced today that it has processed 180,000 telehealth claims since changing its policy to both expand coverage for telephone and virtual visits and reimburse them at the same rate as in-person visits during the COVID-19 state of emergency. The March telehealth claims figure is a 3600% increase over February and a 5100% increase over the monthly average for 2019 ...
4/6/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Commits $2M To COVID-19 Community Relief PR Newswire BOSTON Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") announced today its latest relief efforts to support nonprofits affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition to its $250,000 contribution to support COVID-19 relief efforts across Massachusetts , the company will reallocate more than $1.75 million in community investments and strategic sponsorships to expedite unrestricted cash to help nonprofits meet operational challenges. "We're committed to doing everything we can to ...
4/2/2020 CDx Diagnostics Announces Contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts for WATS3D Biopsy Globe Newswire Newly issued coverage statement on diagnostic platform for screening and surveillance of Barrett’s esophagus - SUFFERN, N.Y., April 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Effective Jan. 21, 2020 – CDx Diagnostics, Inc. is pleased to announce that we are now contracted with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Massachusetts for all products. CDx Diagnostics, Inc. is excited to service BCBS of Massachusetts patients as an in-network provider. Barrett’s Esophagus (BE), often diagnosed in ...