Press Releases

2009 Press Releases

Santa, Independence Blue Cross Elves Make Early Stop to Philadelphia
December 23, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Promotes Dr. Richard L. Snyder to Chief Medical Officer
December 17, 2009

Independence Blue Cross supports Pennsylvania fitness program with grants to 10 area schools
December 7, 2009

Joseph A. Frick, Independence Blue Cross CEO, Receives Philadelphia Urban League Honor
December 4, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Secures All-Blue Contract with Lincoln Financial Group
December 2, 2009

IBC Encourages Philadelphia Area Families, Youth, and Individuals to 'Go Figure' - A Way to Stay Fit
November 27, 2009

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, but IBC Fights this Growing and Devastating Disease Every Day
November 19, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Appoints Lauren O'Brien Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
November 17, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Enhances Member Site with WebMD Health Information, Resources
November 12, 2009

IBC Chief Operating Officer to Retire in July 2010
October 29, 2009

IBC Set to Present on Patient Safety Strategies for Lower Costs
October 23, 2009

IBC Wins DMAA's Quality Award for Greatest Impact on Satisfaction
September 22, 2009

Back to School and Back to Important Health Basics for Youth
September 18, 2009

IBC Associates Volunteer for 18th Annual United Way Days of Caring
September 17, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Takes Steps to Prepare for H1N1 and Seasonal Flu
September 14, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Announces its Second Year Sponsorship of Step Out: Walk to Fight Diabetes
September 9, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Receives CEO Gold Standard Accreditation
September 8, 2009

IBC President and CEO Joseph A. Frick Participates in Life Sciences and Health Care Summit
August 19, 2009

Misuse Of Pain Medication Draws Heightened Concerns
August 17, 2009

National Breastfeeding Awareness Month Promotes Breastfeeding Benefits for Moms and Babies
August 10, 2009

IBC Celebrates Fifth Anniversary of Its Nursing Internship Program
August 3, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Harnesses Technology to Connect the Dots on Patient Care
July 27, 2009

Dr. Nash Inducted as Fellow of American College of Physicians
July 13, 2009

IBC Expands its Preventive Health Efforts with Focus on Heart Disease and Diabetes
July 9, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Welcomes 45 High School Summer Interns
July 9, 2009

Graduates Needing Health Insurance Have Cost-Effective Options
June 30, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Recognized for Anti-Fraud Achievements
June 30, 2009

Employee Health and Reducing Health Care Costs Focus of Working Wellness Expo June 17
June 16, 2009

As Biking Popularity Grows, So Must the Spotlight on Safety
June 5, 2009

IBC Showcases First-Year Results of PA Medical Home Initiative at Annual Health Industry Conference
June 4, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Supports 2009 Senior Games
June 1, 2009

IBC Hosts Fair to Celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day and Older Americans Month
May 27, 2009

Nearly 15,000 Celebrated National Walk @ Lunch Day in Southeastern Pennsylvania
May 27, 2009

Alan Krigstein Appointed Chief Financial Officer of Independence Blue Cross
May 21, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Appoints John Janney and Stephan Roker as Senior Vice Presidents
May 20, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Recognized as Area Leader for Student Workforce Development
May 7, 2009

Record Numbers Turn Out for the 30th Annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run
May 4, 2009

Estimated 10,000 to Participate in Region's Second Annual National Walk @ Lunch Day April 29, 2009
April 29, 2009

Area Seniors Rally to Support Medicare Advantage Health Plans
April 28, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Hosts "Wellness Tour," Gives Free Health Screenings at Local Courthouses
April 20, 2009

Study Shows Consumers With High Deductible Health Plans Are More Savvy About Controlling Costs
April 15, 2009

Smokers Have Greater Incentive to Quit, as Big Tobacco Tax Hike Goes into Effect Today
April 1, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Sponsors Montgomery County Health Alliance Summit Tackling Childhood Obesity
March 30, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Names Yvette Bright to Lead Human Resources and Administration
March 26, 2009

IBC Joins Cover the Uninsured Week March 22-28
March 23, 2009

Student Contest Winners Educate Peers About the Dangers of MRSA Through Art, Video, and Essay
March 16, 2009

Philadelphia Students Speak Out on Being Green
March 12, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Launches Incentive Program to Help Keep Members Healthy
March 11, 2009

Top Spellers to Compete in Citywide Spelling Bee Cosponsored by Independence Blue Cross
March 10, 2009

IBC Enhances Blue Cross Broad Street Run Website, Adds Incentives, Training Videos, and Tips
February 27, 2009

Philly311 Contact Center Welcomes Loaned Call Agents From Independence Blue Cross
February 20, 2009

Patient Safety Collaborative Contributes to Fewer Hospital Infections, Better Health Outcomes
February 15, 2009

IBC Motivates 60 Area Employers to Host National Walk @ Lunch Day Events on April 29
February 13, 2009

Region's Hospitals Engage in New Patient-Safety Efforts
February 5, 2009

IBC Gives City Students a First-Hand Look at the Working World Through Annual 'Shadowing' Day
February 3, 2009

Patient-Centered Medical Homes can Improve Care, Reduce Costs
January 30, 2009

Highmark And Independence Blue Cross Withdraw Applications To Combine
January 21, 2009

Independence Blue Cross Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. with Day of Service
January 16, 2009

The School District of Philadelphia and IBC Partner to Improve Student Wellness and Reduce Obesity
January 13, 2009

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Independence Blue Cross Team Up to Address Childhood Obesity
January 9, 2009

Families Encouraged to Enjoy Healthy Kids Fest at the Blue Cross Riverrink January 11
January 6, 2009