The Risks and Penalty for Not Having Health Insurance
If you’re thinking of letting 2016 Open Enrollment slip by without applying for a health insurance plan, you may want to think again. Not having health insurance can be much more costly than enrolling in an affordable plan — even if you think you don’t need it.

Accidents happen, and they can be costly

You can be in great health,…
Over 50: Fitness Questions, Tips, & Tricks
They say age is but a number. And we totally agree when it comes to your attitude toward life, your sense of adventure, and your excitement to try new things. But when it comes to your health and fitness — that number becomes important. Not only does your age determine certain screenings you should have, it also influences how your body may handle illness,…
Health Coverage - Frequently Asked Questions about your coverage
These are the most common health coverage questions we receive from our members, as well as some additional options to get help. If you don’t see your question below, our new virtual assistant can help you find what you need, and fast! Frequently-asked questions Transitioning from an Aetna or United Healthcare plan Using the member website – Member ID cards Accessing care Enrolling in a health plan Paying your bill Connecting with IBX

Transitioning from an Aetna or United Healthcare plan

My coverage is being converted to an Independence policy….
Independence Blue Cross supports the mission of TechGirlz in Philadelphia to inspire middle-school girls to become interested in technology careers.
Although more doors are opening for women pursuing technology careers, there’s still a lot we can do to get young women excited about opportunities available in this booming field. That’s where TechGirlz has stepped in. Through workshops and an entrepreneurial summer technology camp, this Philadelphia nonprofit is inspiring middle-school girls to be tomorrow’s tech leaders through hands-on experience and access to women with established tech careers….
Can you save more on your 2016 health plan?
One of the defining features of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is that the federal government provides tax credits and health care subsidies to help cover the cost of health care for some people who purchase their own health insurance. Depending on how much money you make and how many people are in your family, you may qualify for a lower premium,…