News Releases for Regence BlueShield

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July 22, 2013

Regence selects Walgreens to provide specialty infusion medication services for members

Regence selects Walgreens to provide specialty infusion medication services for members
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 and The Everett Clinic expand joint collaborative care initiatives

Regence and The Everett Clinic expand joint collaborative care initiatives
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 reach new two-year contract agreement

PeaceHealth and Regence reach new two-year contract agreement
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 files 2012 Medical Loss Ratio results

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 welcomes Mary Kay O'Neill, M.D., M.B.A., as new Executive Medical Director

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.
May 01, 2013

Regence launches website to help consumers understand health care reform

Health care reform has resulted in some of the largest scale changes to the way health care is delivered and funded since the 1960s, providing unprecedented access, coverage and protections for American consumers. To help people better understand the variety of choices before them, Regence has launched a new website that is designed to help consumers and businesses navigate the new health care landscape.
April 15, 2013

Get smart, with heart: Cambia employees exercise nearly 278,000 minutes for charity

Get smart, with heart: Cambia employees exercise nearly 278,000 minutes for charity
It was straight from the heart -- the 277,679 minutes of exercise that 254 local Cambia employees logged in the company’s Charity Challenge resulted in prizes of $500 for the American Heart Association and $250 for Start Making A Reader Today (SMART).
April 09, 2013

Dr. Csaba Mera named Regence Deputy Chief Medical Officer & appointed to Oregon Patient Safety Commission

Regence is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Csaba Mera to the position of deputy chief medical officer. At the same time Dr. Mera has been appointed by the State of Oregon to the Oregon Patient Safety Commission.
April 04, 2013

Sharon Richardson joins Regence as Director of Product Management

Sharon Richardson has joined Regence as Director of Product Management. In this role, she will be responsible for the oversight and management of the company’s commercial product portfolio, with a focus on sales and marketing strategy and the development of products for groups of 51 employees or more.
March 04, 2013

Regence BlueShield reports strong financial result for 2012

According to unaudited figures filed March 1 with the Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner, Regence BlueShield’s 483,271 fully insured members had medical claims totaling $1.78 billion in 2012, or $3,135 per member. Regence paid 82.7 cents of every premium dollar to pay those claims.
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