Dr. Reetika Kumar weighs in on the newly authorized COVID-19 vaccine, the importance of getting vaccinated when it’s your turn, and how important it is to keep following COVID-19 precautions in the meantime.
An Independence Health Coach Shares Her Personal Story
Tina Odim has worked in various departments throughout Independence for 25 years. But when she joined the Care Management department as a Registered Nurse Health Coach two years ago, she knew she had finally found her ideal role.
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Celebrate Caring: An Independence Blue Cross Health Coach Supports Members Through Their Ups and Downs

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There's never been a more challenging time to be a nurse. Nurses are heroes. No matter what, they take care of us in our most vulnerable times. Despite the stress,…
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The COVID-19 Vaccine Development Story

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SARS-CoV-2 is the novel coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic that has overwhelmed the global health care system. As of this writing, the CDC reports more than 28 million COVID-19…
IBX: The Cover Story. Episode 1: Talking Telemedicine

Introducing IBX: The Cover Story Podcast

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I’m proud to introduce IBX: The Cover Story, a new monthly podcast about the most important topics in all things health. Health care is personal — so my guests and…
Father talking to doctor on video call about ill son

Get Care from Home with Telemedicine

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Independence Blue Cross has offered telemedicine benefits to our health plan members for years. It gives members convenient, 24/7 access to a doctor by phone or video chat for non-emergency…

Get Healthy and Save Money: Perks of an Independence Blue Cross Health Plan

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Have you gotten to know your Independence Blue Cross health plan yet? We offer member-exclusive perks that you won’t want to miss: discounts, reimbursements, and personal support to help you…

Why You Can Trust the Safety of the COVID-19 Vaccines

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In my previous post about the COVID-19 vaccines, I talked about the importance of getting vaccinated and the health measures you should take until you can receive your vaccination. Now…

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