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BlueSolutions is Newest Member of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Family of Companies

September 29, 2020

Blue Solutions Administrator is the newest company in the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina enterprise. This Blue-branded third-party administrator (TPA) is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.   

 

Forbes Recognizes BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina as One of America's Best Employers for New Graduates

September 17, 2020

Forbes Magazine has recognized BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina to its 2020 list of America's best employers for new graduates. BlueCross is one of two South Carolina-based companies to make the nationwide list.

 

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Again Earns Forbes America's Best-In-State Employer Award

August 28, 2020

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has been recognized by Forbes magazine with the America’s Best-In-State Employer Award. The recognition highlights the company’s stability, good corporate citizenship, support for professional growth and employee work/life balance.

 

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Donates to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

August 25, 2020

In its latest demonstration of community investment and corporate citizenship, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina is committing funding to the state’s five, private four-year Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to help with immediate financial needs to ensure sustainability, and assist in getting as many students as possible to begin or continue their education with these institutions. Those schools are Allen University and Benedict College, both in Columbia; Claflin University in Orangeburg; Morris College in Sumter; and, Voorhees College in Denmark.

 

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Designates 14 Facilities as Blue Distinction® Centers for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery

July 23, 2020

Because the opioid epidemic continues to be a threat to the public health of South Carolinians, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina has named 14 treatment facilities as Blue Distinction Centers for Substance Use Treatment and Recovery — a designation acknowledging providers that deliver high quality care with the best health outcomes.

Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated facilities that show a commitment to delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the community and leading accreditation and quality organizations.

 

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Announces Statewide Initiative to Markedly Improve Health Outcomes through Diabetes Free SC

July 13, 2020

Long before the coronavirus pandemic put a spotlight on health disparities faced by African-Americans, South Carolinians were plagued by the epidemic of diabetes, which also disproportionately affects vulnerable populations. While there are existing stakeholders hoping to reduce the incidence of diabetes, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation are joining together with several organizations well-established in the trenches of diabetes care, including the Alliance for a Healthier South Carolina and the state’s Department of Health and Environmental Control, to launch Diabetes Free SC (DFSC), a long-term, multi-million dollar, statewide initiative dedicated to addressing these disparities in care in three strategic directions: improved pregnancy outcomes in women with diabetes; reduced lifelong risk of diabetes in children; and the prevention of diabetes and its complications in adults. 

 

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina South Carolina Hospital Association and South Carolina Medical Association Collaborate On Public Service Campaign Encouraging South Carolinians to “Slow the Spread”

July 3, 2020

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) and South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA) are joining together in an effort to persuade the public to limit potential exposure to COVID-19 even as coronavirus cases are on the rise in South Carolina, hospital beds are filling and deaths are currently numbering in the high hundreds.

 

A Joint Statement on the Spread of COVID-19 in South Carolina from the South Carolina Medical Association, the South Carolina Hospital Association and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

June 19, 2020

The South Carolina Medical Association, the South Carolina Hospital Association and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Issue a Joint Statement Regarding COVID-19 in South Carolina.

 

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and Charleston County Medical Society Join Forces to Bring 300,000 PPE Supplies to Independent Physicians in South Carolina

May 1, 2020

On Saturday, May 2, independent physicians and medical practice representatives will convene in Charleston, Columbia and Greenville to pick up 300,000 pieces of pre-ordered personal protection equipment, commonly known as PPE, through collaboration between BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and Charleston County Medical Society.

 

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation Join Forces with Senior Resources to Combat Food Insecurity for Vulnerable Elders in South Carolina

April 28, 2020

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation have joined together with Senior Resources to provide emergency food assistance beginning now into early summer in counties throughout the state.

 

BlueCross, BlueChoice Waive Cost-Sharing for In-Network COVID-19 Treatment

April 2, 2020

Effective immediately, the insurers will waive all out-of-pocket costs related to in-network COVID-19 medical treatment for members, through June 1.

 

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Employees Give in a Major Way

Jan. 22, 2020

In 2019, employees gave approximately $3 million in charitable donations and logged nearly 20,000 volunteer hours.

 

AM Best Recognizes BlueCross With A+ Rating

Dec. 17, 2019

BlueCross achieved its 18th consecutive A+ rating from AM Best Company, a global organization that describes itself as the world’s most authoritative insurance rating and information source.

 

BlueCross Adds MUSC College of Dental Work to Its Network

Dec. 5, 2019

Effective Jan. 1, 2020, members participating in the BlueCross dental network will have access to the only dental school in South Carolina.

 

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