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2018 News Releases

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and MATTER Select Health Equity Challenge Winners

Dec. 20, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) named the winners of a nationwide Health Equity Innovation Challenge. BCBSIL teamed with MATTER to seek out creative solutions to address the social determinants of health and help BCBSIL members overcome social, cultural and/or economic barriers to health care.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Opening First Neighborhood Center Aimed at Improving the Health of a Chicago Community

Dec. 04, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is breaking ground on a neighborhood center in Chicago’s historic Pullman community. Called the Blue Door Neighborhood CenterSM, it will be BCBSIL’s first-ever neighborhood-based site, offering Chicagoans the opportunity to access in-person services aimed at helping them improve their health.

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Dr. Derek Robinson Joins Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois as Chief Medical Officer

Oct. 17, 2018

Will help lead the company’s efforts to expand access to care and improve health equity for more than 8.5 million health plan members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) welcomes Derek J. Robinson MD, MBA, FACEP, CHCQM as vice president and chief medical officer. In this role, he will provide clinical leadership and strategic oversight to help BCBSIL expand access to quality cost-effective health care to as many people as possible in Illinois.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and MATTER Issue Health Equity Challenge

Oct. 04, 2018

(Chicago) - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is issuing a nationwide Health Equity Innovation Challenge – seeking creative solutions to address the social determinants of health and help BCBSIL members overcome social, cultural and/or economic barriers to health care.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Launches Digital Magazine Focused on Making the Health Care System Work Better

Apr. 03, 2018

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has launched Making the Health Care System WorkSM , an online magazine that explores hot topics in health care around access, costs and innovative solutions.

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