News Releases for Regence BlueShield

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October 26, 2011

Regence Foundation honors Dr. Anthony Back

Sojourns Award recognizes leadership in palliative care SEATTLE - The Regence Foundation is honoring Anthony Back, MD, with a Sojourns Award for his leadership and innovation in advancing palliative care in Washington State.  The award includes a ...
June 01, 2011

Second Annual Be Well Washington to Focus on Health Screenings

Washington Governor Christine Gregoire has proclaimed June 13 – 18, 2011 as Be Well Washington Week in recognition of the importance of promoting SEATTLE —To help people understand their risk for common health conditions such as high blood pressure, ...
May 31, 2011

Feet First gets $20,000 award to expand neighborhood walkability programs

Regence employee-nominated grant program in fourth year SEATTLE – The Regence Foundation announced today that it has awarded a $20,000 grant to Feet First in recognition of the organization’s success in promoting safe neighborhood walking and to help ...
April 25, 2011

Oregon business leaders, John Cimral and John Morgan, join Regence executive team

PORTLAND, Ore. – Regence announced today it has added two high profile business leaders to its leadership team. John Cimral, former CEO of ProSight, has joined the company as chief information officer, and John Morgan, former CEO of HemCon, as group ...
March 23, 2011

Regence Foundation awards $100,000 innovation grant to Evergreen Hospital Medical Center to extend palliative care beyond hospital setting

Palliative care helps ease pain and suffering for patients with life-threatening illnesses SEATTLE – The Regence Foundation recently awarded $100,000 to Evergreen Hospital in Kirkland to support its innovative program to extend palliative care beyond ...
March 11, 2011

Regence BlueShield and PeaceHealth Sign New Multi-year Agreement

BELLINGHAM — Regence BlueShield and PeaceHealth announced today they have reached agreement on a new multi-year contract. Regence members in northwest Washington will continue to pay in-network rates for medical care received from PeaceHealth St. ...
February 09, 2011

Regence BlueShield Negotiations With PeaceHealth St. Joseph

Regence BlueShield has been in negotiations with PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center (PHSJ) for 2011 reimbursement rates. We are disappointed that PeaceHealth St. Joseph has indicated that negotiations have stopped, as we remain committed to finding ...
February 01, 2011

Regence BlueCross BlueShield launches online tool to help small businesses with tax credits

PORTLAND, Ore. – In the current economy, many small businesses will be taking advantage of the health care reform small business tax credit, and Regence BlueCross BlueShield is offering a resource to help. Regence has launched an online calculator ...
October 15, 2010

Regence response to the news release issued today by Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler ordering Regence BlueShield to issue child-only policies

We were shocked by the Commissioner’s action and press statement this morning. This gross politicization of such a complex regulatory problem does not help address the very real economic challenges of providing coverage to Washingtonians seeking ...
October 14, 2010

Regence BlueShield receives Golden Apple healthy worksite award

Recognition honors wellness culture, communications, analysis SEATTLE - Regence BlueShieldwas honored this month with Washington State’s 2010 Healthy Worksite Summit Golden Apple Award. Regence was one of two organizations that received recognition ...
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