In the News for Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah
June 17, 2014 | Kaiser Health News
Beginning this summer, Regence will be part of a comprehensive new palliative care program that puts the patient, including his or her family, at the center of the care program. “We’re striving to take palliative care to the patient as opposed to forcing the patient to come into rigid walls of institution that tell you how exactly they’re going to treat you,” said Mark Ganz.
May 01, 2014 | KUTV
The YWCA, in partnership with Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah, wants to recognize strong women in the community and showcase their stories. Take a look at this KUTV news segment for directions on how to submit your story.
March 31, 2014 | Deseret News
What is defined contribution? Jennifer Danielson, President of Regence BlueCross BlueShild of Utah, explains this increasingly popular health care trend that allows employers to contribute a set amount of money into an account that employees can then use to purchase health care plans on a private exchange.
March 25, 2014 | ABC 4 News
A special event, hosted by Red Cross Utah and sponsored by Regence, was held in Ogden to recognize the heroic acts of 11 Utahans. Red Cross Utah will host four total Heroes Events in March.
March 11, 2014 | McKesson
Regence is betting heavily on individuals becoming the primary customer of health plans and that the key to transforming its relationship with individuals is through technology. Technology is the means through which Regence is reinventing itself as a retail-minded, customer-focused health plan.
March 03, 2014 | Health Care Inc. Northwest
A third of U.S. employers plan to move their employees’ health care coverage to a private exchange in the coming years, according to a February survey by Aon Plc. Regence Health Insurance Services is standing at the ready, with a new private exchange soon to launch for businesses of 100 employees or more in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Utah.
August 28, 2013 | Wall Street Journal
Health insurers are pushing back against one of medicine's most expensive technologies amid growing evidence it may not be better for patients than cheaper options. At least three major insurers have recently decided to stop covering proton beam therapy for early stage prostate cancer or are reviewing their policy, saying that while it is an effective treatment, it is much less cost-effective when compared to the price of comparable treatments.
July 12, 2013 | Fox13Now.com
The family health week event, sponsored by Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah and University of Utah Health Care, helps Utah families adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle. The event features free screenings, healthy activities and family fun!
July 08, 2013 | Healthcare Informatics
Healthcare Informatics Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland interviewed Lee Barrett, the executive director of the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), regarding the organization’s having entered into an agreement with the federal government for continued development and implementation of EHNAC’s accreditation program for health information exchange (HIE) organizations.
June 12, 2013 | Fox 13 News
The Affordable Health Care Act goes into effect next year. Jennifer Danielson, president of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah, stopped by the set of Good Day Utah to shed some light on a few of the coming changes.