Medication Reminder Tips

Having access to medications when you need them is critical when it comes to managing your health. But here’s something that may surprise you: Nearly three out of four Americans admit that they do not…

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IBX and Dreamit collaborate on health care innovation

Ten startup companies are tackling real health care challenges with tech solutions in the Dreamit Ventures 2015 accelerator program. Independence Blue Cross and Penn Medicine are sponsoring eight of t…

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Gear up to ride Indego

In case you haven’t heard, Philadelphia is the place to be in 2015. With so much to see and do, all you need is a way to get there.

Enter Indego, the city’s new bike share system! Independence Blue…

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13, 16, 18, 21…you may consider these birthdays important milestones in your child’s life, but when it comes to health coverage and benefits, the important ages to remember are 19 and 26. That’s because the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made it possible for children to remain on their parents’ medical plan until age 26….

Gear up to ride Indego

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In case you haven’t heard, Philadelphia is the place to be in 2015. With so much to see and do, all you need is a way to get there. Enter Indego, the city’s new bike share system! Independence Blue Cross is proud to sponsor Indego, which gives residents, commuters, and visitors a convenient, affordable, and…

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Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, and it has us thinking about the connection between healthy bodies and a healthy planet. As adults, we know what we can do to help protect the environment, but you might be wondering how you can get your kids involved. We put together some fun ideas from each branch…

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With more than 100 workshops, talks, meetings, lunches, happy hours, brainstorming sessions, and demos, Philly Tech Week, April 17 – 25, showcases Philadelphia as a hub for innovation. A true testament to how big tech is in the city, last year 25,000 people attended 130 events organized by 250 partners. And the 2015 Philly Tech…

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As a kid, I was obsessed with glasses. In fact, for a brief period in the 80s, I went as far as wearing fake glasses to school. When a routine eye test showed I had a bona fide vision problem, I was thrilled. And, lucky for me, I’ve felt the same way ever since. It’s…

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Ten miles. One street. It’s time to start training! Even if it’s not your first time running the Blue Cross Broad Street Run, the thought of running ten miles can be daunting. Fear not — we have just what you need to get started and stay motivated in the weeks leading up to the big…

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You might want to stand up. By now, we’ve all heard the news that sitting for long periods of time is bad for you. Maybe you’ve upped your gym time as a result. However, although exercise is beneficial in countless other ways, a recent study shows that it may not be enough to counteract the…

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Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 2014 was the first year that most Americans were required to have health insurance. Your health insurance status will have to be reported when you file your 2014 federal income taxes. If you had an exemption, you will need to return a Form 8965 when you file your taxes….

No matter your age or fitness level, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run (BCBSR) is truly a race for everyone. Every year, new runners come out for the largest ten-mile race in the country — proving that there is no set “type” for the BCBSR runner. The one thing they all have in common is…

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