2018 BCBSTX Media Coverage

Texas rural health care is in trouble Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 12/31/18

North Texas wants to keep up the momentum in 2019 as a tech testing ground Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 12/28/18

Texas A&M report examines rural communities facing hospital closures Learn more about third-party links
The Eagle – 12/20/18

Abilene man honored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Learn more about third-party links
Abilene Reporter News – 12/20/18

Dr. Paul Hain promoted to Chief Medical Officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare – 12/19/18

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Promotes Dr. Paul Hain to divisional senior vice president, market delivery and chief medical officer Learn more about third-party links
Markets Insider – 12/18/18

Blue Cross President: Drug Prices Have "Lost all relationship to any sort of sanity Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare – 12/13/18

Patient confusion is business model for free-standing emergency rooms Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle – 12/11/18

Lawmakers pledge crackdown on free-standing ER billing practices Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle – 12/10/18

Despite law to force clarity, confusion over freestanding ERs persists Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle – 12/10/18

Despite law to force clarity, confusion over freestanding ERs persists Learn more about third-party links
San Antonio Express News – 12/10/18

Local businesses donate toys for Wichita Falls Children Learn more about third-party links
KAUZ – 12/7/18

How to fight DFW's high health costs? Stand with your insurer, Blue Cross says Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 12/6/18

BCBS exec tells Texas business leaders to ‘stand with your carrier’ Learn more about third-party links
Becker’s Hospital Review – 12/4/18

Needed: A Standardized approach on social health determinants Learn more about third-party links
San Antonio Express News – 12/2/18

Why PepsiCo is paying DFW employees to go to the doctor's office Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 12/2/18

With $10M infusion BCBS, Texas A&M partner to improve rural healthcare Learn more about third-party links
Becker's Hospital Review – 11/14/18

Texas A&M Health Science Center now has $10 million to explore rural health care moonshots Learn more about third-party links
Texas Standard – 11/14/18

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Supports Launch of New Rural Health Project with Texas A&M University Learn more about third-party links
Insite Magazine – 11/13/18

Texas A&M Health Science Center Launches New Rural Health Study Learn more about third-party links
WTAW NewsTalk 1620 – 11/13/18

Blue Cross targets rural health care with $10 million for Texas A&M center Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 11/13/18

Texas A&M partners with Blue Cross Blue Shield on rural health care project Learn more about third-party links
KAGSTV – 11/13/18

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas announces partnership with Texas A&M University Health Science Center Learn more about third-party links
The Eagle – 11/13/18

Blue Cross, Texas A&M join forces to help rural Texans Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle – 11/13/18

Open enrollment for Obamacare plans start today. Here are 5 things you should know Learn more about third-party links
KUT – 11/1/18

Out-of-network healthcare may result in an expensive surprise Learn more about third-party links
Austin Business Journal – 11/1/18

ACA remains resilient as enrollment opens in Houston this week Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle – 10/31/18

How Fort Worth is reducing healthcare costs for City employees Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily – 10/22/18

Blue Cross Blue Shield, UT Southwestern, Texas Health Resources Team Up To Provide Care in North Texas Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily – 10/18/18

Southwestern Health Resources, BCBS of Texas launch ACO for 130K members Learn more about third-party links
Becker's Hospital Review – 10/17/18

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Southwestern Health Resources Announce ACO Learn more about third-party links
PharmiWeb – 10/16/18

Tired of high deductibles? New networks, telemedicine and retail clinics may curb rising healthcare costs Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 10/16/18

Coworking firm Common Desk headed to Dallas' West End Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 10/15/18

Downtown Dallas' historic Purse Building is chasing a new generation of office tenants Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 9/27/18

Can't miss political panels and more tips for best Texas Trib Fest yet Learn more about third-party links
CultureMap Austin – 9/24/18

Walgreens opens free drug takeback kiosks in San Antonio Learn more about third-party links
KENS 5 – 9/20/18

Distinguished Tarleton alumni return for 26th annual academic forum Learn more about third-party links
Stephenville Empire Tribune – 9/19/18

Missouri City wins KaBOOM Park grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield Learn more about third-party links
Sugarland Patch – 9/17/18

Marshall Chamber ambassadors win literary council spelling bee for second year in a row Learn more about third-party links
Marshall News Messenger – 9/14/18

Insurers stance on Oxycontin sparks a debate Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle – 9/11/18

Insurers take aim at opioid crisis by not covering OxyContin Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle – 9/11/18

What BCBSTX learned from Hurricane Harvey insurance claims Learn more about third-party links
TribTalk – 8/30/18

Austin v. Dallas Retail: Which city comes out on top? Learn more about third-party links
BisNow.com – 8/22/18

More people dying from opioid overdoses than at peak of HIV epidemic, medical expert says Learn more about third-party links
KSAT – 8/17/18

San Angelo Children receive bicycle helmets from Concho Valley Medical Society Learn more about third-party links
San Angelo LIVE! – 8/14/18

Blue Cross enacts controversial ER policy in Texas Learn more about third-party links
Texas Public Radio – 8/14/18

Patients who misuse the emergency room and run up huge bills should pay the tab Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle – 8/8/18

Confused about Blue Cross Blue Shield's new ER policy? Here's what you need to know Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle – 8/8/18

After years of double digit hikes, Texas' largest health insurer to cut Obamacare premiums Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 8/7/18

New building, new businesses bringing big changes to Dallas’ historic West End Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 7/30/18

Blue Cross Blue Shield celebrates anniversary with 100 new jobs Learn more about third-party links
Texomas – 7/26/18

BCBS celebrates 20 years by announcing expansion project in WF Learn more about third-party links
KAUZ – 7/26/18

Wichita Falls city leaders, employees celebrate Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Day Learn more about third-party links
Times Record News – 7/26/18

Blue Cross and Blue Shield strikes value-based deal in Texas Learn more about third-party links
Health Risk Management Review – 7/26/18

Blue Cross Blue Shield to add 100 jobs, celebrate 20 years in Wichita Falls Learn more about third-party links
Times Record News – 7/25/18

Baylor Scott & White’s ACO Signs a deal with BCBSTX Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily – 7/25/18

BCBS to add 100 new jobs Learn more about third-party links
Texomas – 7/24/18

Baylor Scott & White's ACO strikes major value-based deal with BCBS of Texas Learn more about third-party links
Becker’s Hospital Review – 7/24/18

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Now the Largest Value-based contract for Baylor Learn more about third-party links
Markets Insider – 7/24/18

San Antonio Sports’ Fit Family Challenge, presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Learn more about third-party links
Spectrum News – 7/15/18

DFW health care leaders have high hopes for joint venture by Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Chase Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Business Journal – 7/1/18

AHIP 2018: CEO warns payers of urgency for change and innovation Learn more about third-party links
Healthcare Dive – 6/19/18

Going to a clinic can save you thousands of dollars Learn more about third-party links
Victoria Advocate – 6/4/18

Hospitals prep for Dallas heat wave; Here's what doctors say you should know Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 5/31/18

Dollars for Good: JP Morgan Chase Investing $3M in Dallas-Area Students, BCBS Accepting Grant Proposals Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Innovates – 5/22/18

Depression diagnoses on the rise locally, nationally Learn more about third-party links
KBTX – 5/15/18

FREE 12-week summer program for families of all ages Learn more about third-party links
KSAT– 5/15/18

Hard Hats for Little Heads bike helmet giveaway is today Learn more about third-party links
eParis Extra – 5/7/18

When the unexpected happens knowing your ER options can save you money and time Learn more about third-party links
Austin Business Journal – 5/1/18

Here is one health insurance idea that could control costs if smartly applied Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 4/27/18

Autism Awareness Day Learn more about third-party links
Univision Austin – 4/2/18

New coalition targets diabetes with educational outreach, free screenings Learn more about third-party links
San Angelo Standard Times – 3/27/18

Arts studies lead to STEM careers Learn more about third-party links
San Antonio Express News – 3/25/18

U.S. could 'trim the fat' by $1 trillion in health care spending, policy experts say Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle – 2/22/18

Go Red for Women organizers expect crowd of 1,200 for next week’s luncheon Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 2/13/18

Blue Cross & Blue Shield donates $500,000 to Harvey recovery Learn more about third-party links
KIII-TV Corpus Christi – 2/9/18

State of Emergency: An examination of freestanding ERs in Texas Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News – 2/5/18

UISD holds "Let's Move for Scholars" Run Learn more about third-party links
KGNS – 1/22/18

Granite Properties, Third & Urban form partnership, will develop Upper Westside project Learn more about third-party links
Atlanta Business Journal – 1/16/18

Genesis Launches ACO with Eight Value-Based Contracts Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily – 1/11/2018

Smarter, Stronger, Savvier: 5 Companies Pushing Innovation Boundaries Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Innovates – 1/10/2018

The End of the West End As You've Known It Learn more about third-party links
D Magazine – 1/1/2018