In the News for Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah
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.
October 29, 2014 | NPR Utah
In 2013, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah formed a partnership with Central Utah Clinic – a group of independent physicians - to pilot a new model of healthcare delivery and payment called the Total Cost of Care Incentive Model. In the first year of the program, there were significant savings and the quality of care improved on most measures.
October 07, 2014 | Telemundo
Sebastian De Freitas, Marketing Analista de Mercados Emergentes en Regence BCBSU, hablo con Telemundo acerca de la participación y apoyo de la compañía durante la Semana Binacional de Salud, un esfuerzo nacional para llevar clínicas, educación y recursos gratis a comunidades necesitadas.
August 27, 2014 | KUTV
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah is the presenting sponsor of the Huntsman 5K, which is a fundraiser for the expansion of cancer research as it applies to children and families at Huntsman Cancer Institute.
August 16, 2014 | Fox 13
FOX 13’s Brett Benson and Max Roth spent the morning at Rice-Eccles Stadium at the Be Well Utah Family Health Fair. Brett and Max talked with experts about healthy foods, exercise and dangerous chemicals. Watch the videos for the full story.
August 15, 2014 | Fox 13
Chef Rachel from Regence stopped by Fox 13 to cook up a delicious and healthy twist on a breakfast favorite.