News Releases for Regence BlueShield
December 04, 2013
Regence President of Health Insurance Services Jared Short today announced that Don Antonucci has been appointed to lead Regence BlueShield in Washington as its market president, and Angela Dowling has been promoted to market president of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon.
October 23, 2013
Regence today announced it has reached a milestone of 31 accountable health initiatives across its four-state region with the addition of nine new collaborative health care agreements. This represents a significant increase in the reach of Regence’s programs to improve health care quality while containing medical costs.
October 03, 2013
Regence announces the launch the Regence BlueAdvantage HMO, for Medicare-eligible individuals in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties.
September 12, 2013
Regence BlueShield President Jonathan Hensley will retire on September 13. Hensley informed the company of his retirement plans earlier this year, and has been actively involved in developing a leadership transition plan while Regence BlueShield conducts a nationwide search for a new president.
August 27, 2013
Regence BlueShield in Washington and MultiCare Health System today announced that they have taken an important step in advancing the Triple Aim goals of improving the health of patients and their care experience, and lowering costs, through a new payment model.
July 22, 2013
Walgreens Infusion Services (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) and Regence, an affiliation of health care plans in the Pacific Northwest/Mountain State region, recently entered into an agreement to help lower overall medical costs for specialty infusion patients in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
July 15, 2013
Regence BlueShield in Washington and The Everett Clinic today announced that they have taken the next step in advancing the Triple Aim goals of improving the health of patients and their care experience, and lowering costs, through a new collaborative payment model.
June 17, 2013
PeaceHealth and Regence reached a new two-year agreement. The contract ensures Regence members can continue to receive their care at PeaceHealth at in-network rates. The new contract begins July 1, 2013 resulting in no interruption of in-network coverage for Regence members.
June 02, 2013
Regence BlueShield filed its medical loss ratio (MLR) for the Large Group, Small Group and Individual pools with U.S. Health and Human Services June 1.
May 29, 2013
Regence BlueShield has named Mary Kay O’Neill, M.D., M.B.A., as executive medical director for the state of Washington. Based in Seattle, Dr. O’Neill will work with key employers and network providers to enhance the quality and affordability of care for Regence members in Washington.