In this section of the Blue Cross Blue Shield MediaRoom, you'll find our news releases. The releases are listed in chronological order and are archived by year.
May 14, 2012Large group-practice is latest to join innovative payment program
BOSTON — May 14, 2012 — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Lahey Clinic announced today that Lahey will participate in Blue Cross' Alternative Quality Contract (AQC), a global payment...
May 7, 2012Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announces steps to help prevent prescription pain killer misuse, addiction and diversion.
BOSTON — May 7, 2012 — In an effort to limit possible prescription narcotic misuse and dependence among its members, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) announced today that it is...
May 1, 2012Massachusetts Communities Receive Municipal Blue Innovation Award for Affordability and Wellness InitiativesFour municipalities reduce health care cost trends while improving employee health
BOSTON — May 1, 2012 — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA), the trusted health plan of cities and towns for more than 70 years, today announced the winners of its fourth annual...
Mar 29, 2012Dr. Bruce Hamory, Timothy Sweeney, and Paul Toner Join Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' Board of Directors
BOSTON — March 29, 2012 — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' (BCBSMA) Board of Directors announced today that Bruce H. Hamory, M.D., FACP, Timothy M. Sweeney and Paul F. Toner have...
Mar 29, 2012Hospital and community health centers agree to join innovative payment program
BOSTON — March 29, 2012 — Boston Medical Center (BMC) and seven affiliated health centers will join Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' (BCBSMA) Alternative Quality Contract (AQC). The...
Mar 1, 2012Reports modest operating margin of 0.7% for the year while delivering lowest premium increases since 2005
BOSTON — March 1, 2012 — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc. (BCBSMA) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO Blue, Inc. (BCBSMA HMO Blue) announced its 2011 calendar...
Jan 24, 2012Hospital and physicians agree to rate freeze for 2012
BOSTON — January 24, 2012 — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA), Children's Hospital Boston, Children's Physicians' Organization, and the Pediatric Physician Organization at Children'
Jan 13, 2012With GeoBlue, Blue Cross Blue Shield to be first Massachusetts-based health insurer to offer international coverage.
BOSTON — January 13, 2012 — Some of the largest employers in Massachusetts are global companies whose far-reaching operations can be found in every corner of the globe. In fact, among the top...
Jan 13, 2012Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has the tools to keep you on target
BOSTON — January 13, 2012 — It's no surprise that New Year's resolutions quickly get kicked to the curb after the holidays. According to a TIME Special Report, getting fit, eating healthier...
Dec 7, 2011New Contract Agreement Reached between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Tufts Medical Center and New England Quality Care AllianceBCBSMA Members Can Continue to Seek Care at Tufts Medical Center and from its Community Physician Network
BOSTON — December 7, 2011 — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA), Tufts Medical Center and New England Quality Care Alliance (NEQCA) announced today that they have agreed to a new...