There aren’t a lot of things you can get for free these days, but a flu shot may be one of them. Many Independence Blue Cross health plans include coverage for seasonal flu shots.* Check our seasonal flu vaccine coverage chart for more information. If you’re still asking yourself “Should I get a flu shot?” here are three more reasons why you may want to consider getting vaccinated: You have better things to do with your time (and so does everyone else around you)….
Nowadays, people have a coach for every area of their lives. Financial planner, career mentor, personal trainer, life coach, etc. But what about your health? Sure, you visit your primary care provider for the occasional check-up or cold, but what about someone who sees your whole health and wellness picture? Someone who knows your chronic conditions,…

Human-Centered Innovation

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 by
A ground-breaking concept we call Human-Centered Innovation is the foundation of problem-solving and decision-making that is driving Independence Blue Cross as we re-imagine health care. To create successful health care solutions, we asked those we insure, the group customers many of them work for and our business partners — hospitals, physicians and many others — the following: “How can we help our members stay well?” “How are our products working for you?” “How can we improve our services to better meet your needs?” Over the past year,…

Finding Dr. Right

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 by
picking a physician
Picking a physician can be a challenge. For years, word of mouth was the easiest way. If you needed a specialist, a friend would recommend one — and if all else failed there was always The Yellow Pages. Thankfully, things have changed.

A better way for picking a physician

The IBX Find a Doctor tool is a searchable database of all Blue Cross network providers in and outside of the U.S.,…