In the News for Regence BlueShield

March 11, 2014 | McKesson

Connecting with Customers

Connecting with Customers
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

Regence debuts 'private exchange' as insurance alternative for businesses

Regence debuts 'private exchange' as insurance alternative for businesses
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

Prostate-Cancer therapy comes under attack

Prostate-Cancer therapy comes under attack
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.
June 26, 2013 | San Juan Journal

PeaceHealth, Regence ink new 2-year medical insurance pact

PeaceHealth, Regence ink new 2-year medical insurance pact
The new contract begins July 1, 2013, resulting in no interruption of coverage for Regence members. The agreement covers PeaceHealth Southwest, St. John, St. Joseph and Peace Island, as well as Peace Health Medical Group offices in those service areas.
June 11, 2013 | The Puget Sound Business Journal

Which companies are the best workplaces in Washington? Meet the finalists

Which companies are the best workplaces in Washington? Meet the finalists
Regence BlueShield of Washington was nominated as a finalist for the Puget Sound Business Journal's best places to work competition. Nominations are chosen through employee surveys that include questions about company leadership, company culture, professional advancement opportunities, clear communication, benefits, and more.