In the News for Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah
September 11, 2015 | Utah Business
Michael Cochran, director of health and productivity at Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah, says there’s a misconception among most companies that the financial savings from their wellness programs should be immediate—and that they tend to ignore other returns on investment.
September 02, 2015 | Fox 13 Salt Lake City
Mike Lundquist and Weston Anderson of of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah spoke to FOX 13 about the basics of enrolling in Medicare and how to choose the right plan.
August 26, 2015 | Fox 13 Salt Lake City
FOX 13 joined Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah at the University of Utah Healthcare’s Midvalley Health Center to promote healthier skin and vision.
August 21, 2015 | Fox 13 Salt Lake City
Jenny Stark and Tina Davis of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah, and Dr. Bryan Trump of University of Utah Health Care, joined FOX 13 at Liberty Senior Center for senior health tips and dental screenings.
August 12, 2015
In this podcast, Chris Redgrave from Zions Bank discusses Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah's unique approach to health care innovation.
January 21, 2015 | KSL
ACO stands for Accountable Care Organization, first introduced during the development of the Affordable Care Act, which is also commonly known as the ACA. Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah took the ACO concept outside of Medicare and launched a separate model called Total Cost of Care for physician groups of all specialties, but largely addressing primary care.
January 08, 2015 | The Times-Independent
Moab Regional Hospital officials have reached an agreement with Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah that will enable the hospital to continue to be an in-network provider for the insurance network.
January 08, 2015 | Moab Sun News
Local residents and employees who are insured through Regence BlueCross BlueShield will continue to receive health care services through Moab Regional Hospital, after the two sides reached a last-minute contract agreement on Dec. 31, 2014.
January 02, 2015 | Portland Business Journal
More than 3 million people receive employer health benefits through private exchanges. Last March, Regence Health Insurance Services announced plans to launch a new private exchange for businesses of 100 employees or more in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Utah. It was also to become available to smaller employers later in the year. It works similar to a 401(k) retirement plan, with employers contributing a set amount to employees' accounts, who can then shop for a plan online in the Regence Marketplace.
November 12, 2014
Employers are now facing more complicated decisions around offering health care benefits than ever before. This fact is partially due to the dramatic changes that are taking place within the health insurance industry itself. The good news is that leading health insurers and consultants are stepping up to this challenge and undertaking efforts to simplify the decision-making process around health care benefits for their customers. This white paper represents such an effort by Regence.