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2012 News Articles

December 31, 2012
Paying for results, not treatments, Los Angeles Times

December 21, 2012
PDF Nonprofit giving takes creative turn, Boston Business Journal

December 12, 2012
A shift in how healthcare is paid for, Los Angeles Times

December 6, 2012
Video of BlueCrew: Community Servings Deliver More Than Meals, CBS Boston

November 30, 2012
PDF Dental insurers take bite out of avoidable costs, Boston Business Journal

November 23, 2012
Hospitals cutting deals to attract more patients, Boston Business Journal

November 16, 2012
Health incubator Healthbox advances cost and quality solutions, Boston Business Journal

November 13, 2012
Blue Cross 5K race in Hingham raises funds for the United Way, Hingham Patch

November 12, 2012
Healthbox and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts host Boston Innovation Day, Boston Globe

November 12, 2012
Sarah Iselin to become chief strategy officer at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Boston Globe

November 5, 2012
Top Places to Work: #25 - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Boston Globe

November 5, 2012
Senior Health Matters: 2013 Medicare Advantage plans, Medfield Press

November 2, 2012
Video: CEO Corner: Andrew Dreyfus on empowering his employees, NECN

October 21, 2012
Video: CEO Corner: How BCBS's smartphone app improves health, NECN

October 21, 2012
Video: CEO Corner: Andrew Dreyfus breaks down Mass. Health, NECN

October 18, 2012
Photos: South Shore Stars' Randolph facility gets revamped during Service Day, Randolph Herald

October 18, 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts reduces 2013 premiums for more than 165,000 Medicare members, Boston Globe

October 9, 2012
Health care cost—Andrew Dreyfus interview, NECN

October 5, 2012
PDF Emerging Leader—Paul Richardson, Boston Business Journal

October 4, 2012
Volunteers clean and plant Rockies Urban Wild for Blue Cross Blue Shield Service Day, Boston Globe

October 1, 2012
How insurers can help, New York Times

October 1, 2012
Hingham women and other Blue Cross Blue Shield volunteers remove tons of trash from area beaches, Hingham Patch

September 27, 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield spends a day with the Red Cross, American Red Cross

September 26, 2012
Help for homeless coalition part of Blue Cross' celebration, Lynn Daily Item

September 26, 2012
Volunteers help woman fix up her home, WWPL 22 News

September 26, 2012
Blue Cross workers spruce up Germantown center, Patriot Ledger

September 26, 2012
Quincy YMCA benefits from Blue Cross, Boston Globe

September 26, 2012
Dever McCormack School receives fresh coat of paint on Blue, Boston Globe

September 25, 2012
Mayor Menino to Volunteer Alongside BCBSMA and Playworks, Playworks

September 25, 2012
Health insurer awards $75,000 grants (Scroll down to article), Republican

September 25, 2012
BBJ names Leaders in Diversity, Boston Business Journal

September 19, 2012
Blue Cross CEO: Cooperation, innovation needed to cut health costs, Boston Herald

September 14, 2012
Meet the BBJ's 2012 'Power 50' Boston-area influencers, Boston Business Journal

September 11, 2012
Healthy grants from Blue Cross, Boston Herald

September 11, 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Gives $300K to Four Mass. Nonprofits, Mass Nonprofit

August 28, 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Celebrates 75 Years, Boston Globe

August 27, 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Edges Red Sox in a Walk, Boston Globe

August 23, 2012
Planet Mikey: Andrew Dreyfus, WEEI Sports Radio

August 15, 2012
Blue Cross to seed 10 Healthbox startups with $500k, Boston Business Journal

August 14, 2012
Be healthy: Getting the right dose, Bay State Banner

August 13, 2012
PDF Insurers, partner seek bold ideas, Boston Globe

July 25, 2012
BBJ announces top charitable contributors, Boston Business Journal

July 19, 2012
A Red Sox rivalry you might not have known about, Boston Globe

July 19, 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to offer health plans through group purchasing cooperative, Southcoast Today

July 16, 2012
Blue Cross to offer new health plans to retail group members, Worcester Business Journal

July 12, 2012
Blue Cross plan shows reduction in spending, Boston Globe

July 12, 2012
Global budgets: Better care, consumers wait to see savings, WBUR

July 12, 2012
Study: Mass. global payment approach lowers costs, Kaiser Health News

July 12, 2012
Be Healthy: Good health on a budget, Baystate Banner

July 12, 2012
In Massachusetts, an Accountable Care Organization that's actually working, Washington Post

June 18, 2012
Insurers to stay with key benefits of US health law, Boston Globe

June 11, 2012
Insurer's 30-day prescription limit aims to cut painkiller abuse, Washington Post

June 8, 2012
CEO describes bold initiative to control health insurance costs, Boston Globe

June 7, 2012
Prescription Painkillers: A double-edged sword, Bay State Banner

June 4, 2012
The Massachusetts Mandate, PBS

May 24, 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield wants you to decide whether to pay $50 or $500 for an MRI, Washington Post

May 21, 2012
Doctors, hospitals should back Blue Cross on painkillers, Boston Globe

May 17, 2012
Finding healthy savings, Boston Globe

May 16, 2012
More than 130 leading organizations pledge support for June's fourth annual National Employee Wellness Month,

May 14, 2012
Lahey Clinic joins Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Alternative Quality Contract,

May 8, 2012
Interview with Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO Andrew Dreyfus, Health Business Blog

May 8, 2012
Blue Cross unveils plan confronting painkiller abuse, WBUR

May 7, 2012
PDF Blue Cross plan targets abuse of painkillers, Boston Globe

May 1, 2012
Massachusetts communities receive Municipal Blue Innovation Award for Affordability and Wellness Initiatives, Boston Globe

May 1, 2012
PDF Payment reform is working in Massachusetts, Boston Globe

May 1, 2012
Move profile, healthy prognosis, Corporate Counsel

April 30, 2012
Massachusetts payment-reform bill would overhaul how health-care providers are paid, Washington Post

April 28, 2012
How one hospital bent the cost curve, New York Times

April 26, 2012
Report: Lower health care cost growth means big savings, WBUR's CommonHealth Blog

April 24, 2012
More employees stand, exercise while working, WCVB

April 21, 2012
Desk Jobs Receive Makeover, NBC Nightly News

April 11, 2012
Controlling Health Care Spending, NEJM

April 10, 2012
Gov. awaiting health care cost plan, WCVB

April 5, 2012
Myths about mammograms, Bay State Banner

April 5, 2012
Town earns Municipal Blue Innovation Award, Middleboro Gazette

April 5, 2012
Scantic Valley Regional Health Trust receives Municipal Blue Innovation Award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts,

March 30, 2012
Insurers, flexibility, and savings, Boston Globe

March 29, 2012
Mass. Keeps Close Eye On Supreme Court Health Care Hearings, WBUR

March 29, 2012
Health centers, insurer forge a deal, Boston Globe

March 28, 2012
PDF Gardner is awarded $5,000 for cost-control work, Worcester Telegram & Gazette

March 26, 2012
As Health Law Is Contested, Developing a Plan B, New York Times

March 26, 2012
Employees take a stand; Citing health benefits, many abandon sitting while working, Boston Globe

March 26, 2012
Scantic Valley Regional Health Trust honored, The Reminder

March 19, 2012
Urgent care centers increase; trend viewed as way to ease strain on ERs, The Boston Globe

March 14, 2012
Boston Healthcare Market Moves Rapidly toward Global Payments, BusinessWire

March 13, 2012
Outreach, Education, and Enrollment — Key Components for a Healthy Reform, A Healthy Blog

March 9, 2012
PDF New urgent care center underscores ER entrepreneurship, Boston Business Journal

March 9, 2012
Town to get award for employee health, Enterprise

March 7, 2012
DeLeo says House bill will try to cut health cost rises in half, Boston Globe

March 4, 2012
Editorial: Finally, progress on health care costs, MetroWest Daily News

March 2, 2012
Mass overhaul, Workforce Management

March 1, 2012
Be Healthy: When kidneys fail, Bay State Banner

March 1, 2012
Blue Cross boss touts payment method, MetroWest Daily News

February 28, 2012
Deval Patrick on Mass. health reform, cancer and cost-cutting, WBUR

February 17, 2012
PDF New health options for small businesses, Boston Business Journal

February 14, 2012
Local CEOs, top execs gathering for day of service, Boston Business Journal

February 14, 2012
Health Care In Massachusetts Turns To Cost Control, NPR

February 13, 2012
Health Care In Massachusetts: 'Abject Failure' Or Work In Progress?, NPR

February 10, 2012
Health care's new wave: Shift from treating sickness to ensuring health, Daily Hampshire Gazette

February 10, 2012
Pair of donations boost area Food Bank, Daily Hampshire Gazette

February Issue, 2012
Congestive heart failure in women, Bay State Banner

February 8, 2012
Global payment gains traction in Massachusetts, American Medical News

February 7, 2012
$55,000 Donated to The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, Springfield Republican

February 3, 2012
Cities shouldn't set own rates, Boston Globe

February 1, 2012
On health care, Legislature shouldn't hurt its own reform, Boston Globe

January 30, 2012
Cost-controlled health coverage gaining ground, Boston Globe

January 30, 2012
New Healthcare Payment Plans Could Keep Prices Down, WMAC

January 25, 2012
Insurers Shrink Hospital Pricing Gap, WBUR

January 24, 2012
CommonHealth Blog: Children's Hospital Signs On To Global Payment, WBUR

January 24, 2012
Children's, Blue Cross set pact; Insurer will have no cost, Boston Globe

January 23, 2012
In the new system of 'global payments,' patients will have more contact with their primary providers—like it or not, Boston Globe

January 21, 2012
Health insurers hold back on rate increases in Mass.; Premium changes are lowest in years, Boston Globe

January 17, 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to Provide Coverage for Overseas Members, Insurance News Net

January 17, 2012
Mass. Briefs to Supreme Court: 'Hey, Health Reform Works For Us', Commonhealth Blog

January 17, 2012
Learning from the Alternative Quality Contract, GP

January 11, 2012
In The News: Stephanie Lovell, Bay State Banner

January 5, 2012
The day-to-day challenge of living with low vision, Bay State Banner


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