In the News for Regence BlueShield
March 03, 2015 | Puget Sound Business Journal
What are the most pressing issues in health care? What areas of the industry have made good progress in light of health reform, and which parts need more fixing? Don Antonucci, president of Regence BlueShield, shared his thoughts at the Puget Sound Business Journal's Health Care of the Future event.
February 19, 2015 | Central Kitsap Reporter
Central Kitsap Reporter congratulates CHI Franciscan Health and Regence BlueShield for coming to agreement on a new contract regarding reimbursements. The agreement brings Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners back into the Regence network, which means Regence members have access to all health care services at Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners at in-network rates.
February 06, 2015 | Portland Business Journal
Though only a year in his present post, Regence BlueShield President Don Antonucci brings with him two decades of experience from around the country in insurance and health care, from consulting and marketing work to other leadership roles within BlueCross BlueShield. In Washington state, the plan has nearly 1 million members.
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.
December 19, 2014 | Healthcare Payer News
Washington State’s Regence BlueShield is introducing ActiveCare, a new group health plan offering built on accountable care partnership with four providers that form network choices.
December 12, 2014 | Q13
Mike Cochran, director of wellness, shares tips for managing holiday stress this season.
November 24, 2014 | Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity
Employees from Regence in Tacoma recently volunteered their weekend with Habitat for Humanity, helping remove foundation covers for two new homes in Tillicum. Celicia Yeoman, community investment relationship manager at Regence, spoke with Habitat for Humanity about why Regence got involved.
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 10, 2014 | Food Lifeline
Regence BlueShield is a strong partner in Food Lifeline’s mission to stop hunger. The two share the same goal of ending childhood hunger and combating childhood obesity, two trends that often go hand in hand. This year, Food Lifeline has awarded Regence the Outstanding Corporate/Foundation Donor award.
October 09, 2014 | Q13
Be Well Washington: Breast cancer awareness, prevention & early detection; What you need to know that you may not
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Regence BlueShield Executive Medical Director Dr. Mary Kay O'Neill sat down with Q13 to discuss the importance of breast cancer awareness.