News Releases for Regence BlueShield
March 03, 2014
Regence BlueShield paid $1.82 billion for the medical care of its fully insured members in 2013, or $3,763 per member, according to unaudited figures filed March 3 with the Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner.
February 27, 2014
New Regence Marketplace launching for private exchange health insurance in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington
Regence Health Insurance Services today announced it is launching Regence Marketplace, a new private exchange health insurance option for select businesses in Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington. Regence Marketplace offers employers a number of advantages, including the ability to control health insurance costs, predictably plan for future benefit needs, and cater to a demographically diverse workforce.
January 16, 2014
Regence BlueShield in Washington has been awarded the SQM Highest Customer Service by Industry Award based on First Contact Resolution scores.
January 09, 2014
Regence encourages people to get a flu shot, which is covered under Regence health plans, and to take other simple protective measures this winter.
December 20, 2013
Don Antonucci, president of Regence BlueShield in Washington announced that Andrew Over has been appointed to Market Vice President. In this new role Over will be responsible for strategy development and execution to drive growth in Regence’s Washington market.
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.