News Releases for Regence BlueShield of Idaho
June 28, 2016
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
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.
March 01, 2016
Regence BlueShield of Idaho paid $369.9 million in medical care for its fully insured members in 2015, or $3,469 per member, according to unaudited figures filed March 1 with the Idaho Department of Insurance.
February 25, 2016
Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise and Saint Alphonsus Medical Center in Nampa work with Regence BlueShield of Idaho to implement “value-based” reimbursement model
January 15, 2016
POCATELLO, Idaho – Statewide efforts to improve patient care and better manage health care costs are getting a major boost now that Portneuf Medical Center has agreed to fully embrace a new reimbursement approach with Regence BlueShield of Idaho....
January 05, 2016
Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center partners with Regence BlueShield of Idaho to base its reimbursements on performance against leading national quality standards
November 16, 2015
Regence BlueShield of Idaho Releases Findings on the Importance of a Holistic Approach to Palliative Care
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and Regence BlueShield of Idaho is doing its part to help educate and inform its members and the community about this much needed, yet little understood type of specialized care.
October 08, 2015
Regence BlueShield of Idaho is pleased to announce its Medicare Advantage PPO plan received 4 out of 5 Stars* from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
September 22, 2015
Regence Supports the National Fight Against Prescription Drug Abuse, Invites Idaho Community to Join, Support “Drug Take-Back Day”
To help protect our families and communities -- and clear our homes of potentially dangerous, unused and unwanted prescription drugs -- Regence BlueShield of Idaho supports ‘Drug Take-Back Day’ organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Saturday, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Idaho residents can drop off their unwanted or expired prescriptions at more than 27 locations statewide.
August 17, 2015
Portneuf Quality Alliance partners with Regence BlueShield of Idaho to improve care, control costs