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IBC committed to helping customers improve health through quality, affordable health care coverage

Philadelphia’s leading insurer reacts to President Obama’s announcement regarding individual plans

Philadelphia, PA - November 14, 2013 - As the leading health insurer in the Philadelphia region for more than 75 years, we’ve been completely committed to helping our customers and their families improve their health through quality, affordable health care coverage.

For the last several years, we have been working diligently to implement the Affordable Care Act, find engaging ways to educate people about reform, and continue to best meet the needs of consumers in our region.

After today’s announcement by the President, we are moving quickly to understand its implications and working with the Pennsylvania Insurance Department to determine the most prudent way to assure that our customers have health care coverage and affordable options. We want to make this as easy as possible for our customers.

About Independence Blue Cross
Proudly celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2013, Independence Blue Cross is the leading health insurer in southeastern Pennsylvania. With our affiliates, we serve more than 7 million people nationwide, including 2.2 million in the region. We are enhancing the health and wellness of the people and communities we serve by delivering innovative and competitively priced health care products and services; pioneering new ways to reward doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals for coordinated, quality care; and supporting programs and events that promote wellness. To learn more about how we’re changing the game, visit Connect with us on Facebook at and on Twitter at @ibx. Independence Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

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Judimarie Thomas
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