News Releases for Regence BlueShield of Idaho

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March 01, 2017

Regence BlueShield of Idaho paid $329.4 million for members’ health care in 2016

Regence BlueShield of Idaho paid $329.4 million for members’ health care in 2016
Regence BlueShield of Idaho paid $329.4 million in medical care for its fully insured members in 2016, or $3,079 per member, according to unaudited figures filed March 1 with the Idaho Department of Insurance.
November 29, 2016

Regence Care Management Model Drives Significant Improvements in Patient Care

Regence Care Management Model Drives Significant Improvements in Patient Care
Results show Regence’s Total Cost of Care program, by sharing more information and analytic tools, enables physicians to make better health care decisions on behalf of their patients.
October 12, 2016

Regence Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO plans earn strong CMS Star Ratings for 2017

Regence Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO plans earn strong CMS Star Ratings for 2017
For its Medicare Advantage HMO and PPO plans, Regence earns 4-4.5 out of 5 2017 CMS Star Ratings across Washington, Oregon, Utah and Idaho.
September 27, 2016

Regence Health Plans Achieve NCQA Accreditation in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Utah

Regence Health Plans Achieve NCQA Accreditation  in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Utah
NCQA Accreditation provides health care consumers the ability to evaluate the quality of different health plans across a variety of important criterion in four key areas: quality improvement, utilization management, member services and credentialing.
September 08, 2016

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Regence BlueShield of Idaho announce new consumer-focused agreement

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Regence BlueShield of Idaho announce new consumer-focused agreement
Leaders of St. Joseph Regional Medical Center and Regence BlueShield of Idaho announced an agreement designed to improve health care affordability and cost predictability for patients throughout the region.
August 23, 2016

Regence Becomes First Health Plan in the U.S. to Provide Perinatal Palliative Care Benefits

Regence Becomes First Health Plan in the U.S. to Provide Perinatal Palliative Care Benefits
Today Regence announced it has expanded the scope of its comprehensive palliative care benefit to include perinatal palliative care support. By incorporating perinatal and pediatric palliative care into its benefits, Regence is the first health plan in the country to provide full-spectrum palliative care support to its 1.7 million customers.
July 07, 2016

Minidoka Memorial Hospital, Regence BlueShield announce commitment to lower health care costs

Minidoka Memorial Hospital, Regence BlueShield announce  commitment to lower health care costs
Minidoka Memorial Hospital and Regence BlueShield of Idaho announce a new agreement to better serve Magic Valley communities.
June 28, 2016

Regence Invests Locally to Create a Healthier Region

Regence Invests Locally to Create a Healthier Region
Regional health plans devoted $7 million benefiting more than 2,000 nonprofits while its employees volunteered more than 7,400 hours to charitable causes across four-state footprint.
April 13, 2016

First Year Data Confirms Hospital Readmissions Decrease as Consumers Embrace Regence’s Palliative Care Benefit

First Year Data Confirms Hospital Readmissions Decrease as Consumers Embrace Regence’s Palliative Care Benefit
In support of National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16, Regence is unveiling inaugural palliative care program results. These showcase how critical this program is and the increased demand for this personalized level of support.
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