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.
Oct 31, 2011Boston Business Journal recognizes Andrew Dreyfus and BCBSMA for outstanding service to the community
BOSTON — October 31, 2011 — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) President and CEO Andrew Dreyfus was recently honored with the Boston Business Journal's 2011 CEO Social Leadership...
Oct 27, 2011Large Health System in Western Massachusetts Becomes the Latest to Join the Alternative Quality ContractCooley Dickinson Hospital also agrees to reduce its prices
BOSTON — October 27, 2011 — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) today announced that Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH) and Cooley Dickinson Physician Hospital Organization (CDPHO),...
Oct 5, 2011Renegotiated contract includes $80 million in annual savings for BCBSMA customers
BOSTON — October 5, 2011 — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) announced today that Partners HealthCare will join BCBSMA's innovative payment system known as the Alternative...
Sep 8, 2011Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Introduces Benefit Plans for Cities and Towns Adopting New Municipal Health LawPlans feature significant cost savings while helping cities and towns retain local control
BOSTON — September 8, 2011 — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) today announced a suite of new benefit plans that help Massachusetts cities and towns achieve significant savings...
Sep 7, 2011Massachusetts' leading health plan announces first ever all-company Service Day
BOSTON — September 7, 2011 — September 20, 2011 will be a day like no other in the nearly 75-year history of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA). Instead of engaging in a typical...
Aug 15, 2011Disciplined business strategy results in modest 0.2% operating margin for the first half of 2011
BOSTON — August 15, 2011 — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc. (BCBSMA) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO Blue, Inc. (BCBSMA HMO Blue) today announced a...
Jul 14, 2011Harvard Medical School Researchers Find Alternative Quality Contract Lowers Spending and Improves Patient Care
BOSTON — July 14, 2011 — A just-released study by a team of researchers at the Harvard Medical School finds that a new global payment model being implemented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of...
Jul 6, 2011Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Board of Directors' Public Statement Regarding Today's Report by Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley
BOSTON — July 6, 2011 — The Board of Directors believes today's report by Attorney General Martha Coakley's Office regarding the compensation paid to former CEO Cleve Killingsworth...
Jun 22, 2011Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Public Statement Regarding the June 22, 2011 Examination of Health Care Cost Trends and Cost Drivers Report By Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley
BOSTON — June 22, 2011 — Attorney General Martha Coakley is to be commended for her continued strong interest and sustained attention to the issue of rising health care costs – an issue of...
May 16, 2011
BOSTON — May 16, 2011 — 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 first quarter,...