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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…
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Stay Connected with our Employer Portal

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Now it's easier than ever for small business owners to manage their account and access materials to educate and engage employees with our employer portal. Enrollment and Billing Transactions - Link…
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Doing More to Help Employees Manage Diabetes

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Small businesses owners are doing what they can to help keep their employees living with diabetes healthy, including promoting their Independence Blue Cross health and wellness perks.
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A Focus on Wellness Can Mean Healthy Savings for Small Businesses

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Did you know? Multiple studies have found that for every $1 companies spend on wellness programs, they saved $3.27 on health care costs.1 The Data Are Clear Wellness pays off for…
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Fighting the Opioid Crisis: Independence Extends Program for Free Narcan/Naloxone

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Since the late 1990s, the United States has seen a dramatic rise in the use and misuse of opioids, leading to record numbers of addictions and overdoses. Tragically, opioid overdoses…

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