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CRE Opinion: A West End Transformation Story Learn more about third-party links
D Magazine — 7/27/17

Health Insurer: Ob​servations in EmCare Study​ are Real​ Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 7/27/17

The company behind many surprise emergency room bills Learn more about third-party links
New York Times — 7/24/17

Blue Cross Blue Shield TX Ends First Phase of Chronic Diseases Initiative Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 7/17/17

American Health Council Selects Julie Colf, MSN/BSN, to Nursing Board Learn more about third-party links
Digital Journal — 7/13/17

Free-standing emergency rooms on the rise in Brazos County Learn more about third-party links
Bryan College Station Eagle — 7/10/17

New law could help Texas women afford 3-D mammograms Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News — 6/30/17

Dee Moore closes 47-year career with Blue Cross Learn more about third-party links
Abilene Reporter News — 6/29/17

Well-known Abilene community leader set to retire Learn more about third-party links
Big Country Homepage — 6/27/17

Dallas' historic 5-story Oilwell Supply Building in West End district up for grabs Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News — 6/16/17

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas launches $10-million statewide initiative to help fight chronic kidney disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Learn more about third-party links
The Tribune Community Newspapers — 6/16/17

Blue Cross to launch statewide Chronic Kidney Disease Awareness campaign Learn more about third-party links
Houston Defender — 6/15/17

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to Launch $10-million Statewide Initiative to Help Fight Chronic Kidney Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Learn more about third-party links
Houston Style Magazine — 6/13/17

BCBSTX to Invest $10 Million in COPD and Chronic Diabetic Kidney Disease Learn more about third-party links
COPD News Today — 6/13/17

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas acquires health plan's membership Learn more about third-party links
Healthcare Risk Management Review — 6/7/17

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Acquires Membership from Tenet Subsidiary Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 6/5/17

Tenet-owned health plan divests Texas membership to BCBS Learn more about third-party links
Becker's Hospital Review — 6/2/17

Freestanding ERs and that $2,000 flu Learn more about third-party links
San Antonio Express News — 5/14/17

Free-standing ERs offer care without the wait. But patients can still pay $6,800 to treat a cut Learn more about third-party links
Washington Post — 5/7/17

Fit Family Challenge Learn more about third-party links
Fox 29 San Antonio — 5/5/17

Freestanding Emergency Centers Increase Healthcare Costs, not Access Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 5/2/17

Outsized freestanding ER costs tying the hands of Texas employers Learn more about third-party links
TribTalk — 4/28/17

Saturday's Art Ball supports free admission to the Dallas Museum of Art Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News — 4/20/17

Bill aims t require Texas insurance to cover 3-D mammograms Learn more about third-party links
KBTX — 4/17/17

Freestanding ERs may give patients sticker shock Learn more about third-party links
Reuters — 3/31/17

Freestanding ERs may give patients sticker shock Learn more about third-party links
KFGO — 3/31/17

Legislation to protect Texans from "surprise bills" at freestanding emergency rooms Learn more about third-party links
TribTalk — 3/29/17

Dr McCoy CEO spotlight Learn more about third-party links
KRLD — 3/29/17

Freestanding Emergency Dept. Care Significanlt Costlier than Urgent Care Learn more about third-party links
HealthLeaders Media — 3/28/17

Does Texas have a freestanding emergency department problem? Learn more about third-party links
DOTmed HealthCare Businessd Daily News — 3/28/17

Out-of-pocket healthcare spending rose 65% at Freestanding Eds Learn more about third-party links
RevCycle Intelligence — 3/27/17

Rice University Study: Freestanding ERs costly for Texans, yield exorbitant 'sticker shock' Learn more about third-party links
Business Wire — 3/24/17

Rice University Study: Freestanding ERs costly for Texans, yield exorbitant 'sticker shock' Learn more about third-party links
Yahoo! Finance — 3/24/17

The war against freestanding ERs continues Learn more about third-party links
State of Reform — 3/24/17

Texans overpaid for some medical services by thousands, study says Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News — 3/23/17

Freestanding emergency departments in Texas deliver costly care, 'sticker shock' Learn more about third-party links
EurekAlert — 3/23/17

Freestanding ERs cost Texans more than urgent care, hospitals Learn more about third-party links
Houston Business Journal — 3/23/17

Confusion over medical facilities could cost a bundle Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle — 3/23/17

Freestanding emergency departments in Texas deliver costly care, 'sticker shock' Learn more about third-party links
Medical Xpress — 3/23/17

Study: Texans paid approximately 10 times more at Eds than urgenct care centers for same diagnoses Learn more about third-party links
Becker's Hospital Review — 3/23/17

Tent, Blue Crossd Blue Shield Sign Multi-Year Agreement Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 3/14/17

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas keeps San Antonio's Baptist Health System facilities in its network Learn more about third-party links
San Antonio Express News — 3/10/17

Freestanding ERs: Astronomical costs and statistics tell the real story Learn more about third-party links
TribTalk — 3/8/17

Freestanding Ers, out-of-network providers can lead to surprise medical bills Learn more about third-party links
Brazoria County Facts — 2/26/17

Blue Cross Blue Shield breaks ground on C1 Innovation Lab Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 2/24/17

Hard Hats for Little Heads program helps 3,700+ second graders stay safe Learn more about third-party links
AgriLife Today — 2/23/17

Building innovation to drive health care solutions Learn more about third-party links
TribTalk — 2/21/17

Longview area 'Obamacare' enrollments keeps growing; rally Saturday Learn more about third-party links
Longview News Journal — 2/21/17

Bell County Medical Alliance teams up to ensure the safety of local kids Learn more about third-party links
Belton Journal — 2/16/17

Pasadena Competes with Other Communities to Promote Healthier Lifestyle Learn more about third-party links
Pasadena Patch — 2/10/17

Health Wildcatters' Pulse Breakfast with Kevin Cassidy of Blue Cross, Blue Shield Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 2/7/17

Health Care Tool 'Smart Shopper' Could Put Cash in Your Pocket Learn more about third-party links
NBC DFW — 2/1/17

Local Affordable Care Act numbers tracking with last year Learn more about third-party links
Amarillo Globe News — 1/31/17

Blue Cross, Blue Shield Makes Progress with West End Innovation Lab Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 1/23/17

Inside the redevelopment of the West End: Factory 03 Learn more about third-party links
Bisnow.com — 1/23/17

Granite Properties' Historic Redevelopment in Dallas' West End Learn more about third-party links
D Magazine — 1/20/17

Blue Cross Blue Shield to build next big widget in Dallas' West End Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Business Journal — 1/20/17

Blue Cross reveals plans for $2.5 million innovation lab in historic West End Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News — 1/19/17

City kicks off health challenge, hopes to better a 5th-place finish Learn more about third-party links
Valley Morning Star — 1/11/17

Texas Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas have signed a new contract Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 12/30/16

Blue Cross Insurance and Texas Health Resources Strike Last Minute Deal Learn more about third-party links
KERA News — 12/30/16

Relax, you're in network - Blue Cross Blue Shield and Texas Health Resources settle difference Learn more about third-party links
The Flash Today — 12/30/16

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Texas Health Resources reach agreement Learn more about third-party links
Fort Worth Business Press — 12/30/16

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Texas Health reach new contract Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Business Journal — 12/30/16

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas renews Texas Health Resources network contract Learn more about third-party links
Community Impact Newspaper — 12/30/16

Deal reached in Blue Cross, Texas Health contract dispute Learn more about third-party links
Denton Record Chronicle — 12/30/16

Blue Cross, Texas Health Resources reach agreement on contract Learn more about third-party links
Fort Worth Star-Telegram — 12/30/16

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Texas Health settle contract dispute Learn more about third-party links
KHOU (CBS Houston) — 12/30/16

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Texas Health Resources Reach Agreement Learn more about third-party links
Cleburne Times Review — 12/30/16

BCBS, Texas Health Resources settle contract dispute Learn more about third-party links
Becker's Hospital Review — 12/30/16

Blue Cross Blue Shield pacta a ultima hora con Texas Health Resources Learn more about third-party links
Al Dia Dallas — 12/30/16

Growth was the theme in health care for 2016 Learn more about third-party links
Tyler Morning Telegraph — 12/30/16

North Texans breathing easier as Blue Cross, Texas Health reach agreement Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News — 12/29/16

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Texas Health settle contract dispute Learn more about third-party links
WFAA — 12/29/16

Children's dream playground takes shape on Westside Learn more about third-party links
Corpus Christi Caller Times — 12/4/16

Blue Santa' En Flu-a-palooza Learn more about third-party links
El Mundo Newspaper — 11/23/2016

Baylor Scott & White, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Agree to New 4-Year In-Network Contract Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 11/18/2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas to Move its Innovation Unit to the West End Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 11/8/2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield plans innovation center in Dallas' revitalized West End Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News — 11/5/2016

Experts Share Their Visions for Health Care Industry's Future Learn more about third-party links
UT Dallas News — 11/3/2016

A Quarter of Amarillo adults have no health care Learn more about third-party links
Amarillo Globe News — 11/1/2016

Esteban Lopez, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Learn more about third-party links
Managed Care Magazine — 11/1/2016

DFW employers join to massage costs out of lower-back surgery, treatment Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Business Journal — 11/1/2016

What Texans need to know about Obamacare open enrollment, which starts on Tuesday Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News — 10/31/2016

CTCS holds festival for children with special needs Learn more about third-party links
Temple Daily Telegram — 10/29/2016

New health insurers adds lower-cost ACA options in Tarrant County Learn more about third-party links
Fort Worth Star-Telegram — 10/27/2016

Buddy Walk' raises more than $200K for Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas Learn more about third-party links
Downtown Austin Patch — 10/25/2016

Obamacare Premiums Spike 25 Percent in 2017, But Subsidies Will Shield Consumers Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 10/25/2016

Video: The Texas Response to Zika Learn more about third-party links
Texas Tribune — 10/24/2016

Texas is resilient, but needs more federal funding to fight zika, experts say Learn more about third-party links
KERA News — 10/19/2016

New park in Bryan finally open to the public Learn more about third-party links
KAGS — 10/18/2016

Designed by kids for kids: New Bryan playground comes to life Learn more about third-party links
KBTX — 10/15/2016

Estos 23 hispanos son un ejemplo en los servicios de salud de EEUU Learn more about third-party links
Univision — 10/11/2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield will offer Obamacare plan in Texas in 2017 Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News — 9/25/2016

Local consumers left with few options on Obamacare exchange Learn more about third-party links
Fort Worth Star-Telegram — 9/16/2016

Volunteers gathered to build playground Learn more about third-party links
Hutto News — 9/13/2016

Playground designed by the children for the children Learn more about third-party links
Corpus Christi Caller Times — 9/7/2016

Pay people to save money on their health care Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle — 8/23/2016

Why some insurers in Texas won't stick with Obamacare, yet Blue Cross remains Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News — 8/18/2016

Dreaming up fun Learn more about third-party links
Bryan College Station Eagle — 8/16/2016

The Texas Business Group on Health is Using Drama to Educate on Cancer Care Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 8/15/2016

Incentivan a estudiar Ingenieria, Tecnologia, Matematicas y Ciencias Learn more about third-party links
El Hispano News — 8/11/2016

La Importancia de las Carreras STEM en Dallas Ft. Worth Learn more about third-party links
Informate DFW — 8/8/2016

Detailing Employers' Role In Driving Transparency, Value-Based Care Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 07/27/2016

Non-profit plans new Hutto playground for kids with disabilities Learn more about third-party links
KXAN-TV — 07/20/2016

Tour de France or Neighborhood Ride: Wear your helmet Learn more about third-party links
The Record Live — 07/12/2016

Texas Med Clinics And Blue Cross Blue Shield Reach New Agreement After Dispute Learn more about third-party links
Texas Public Radio — 06/30/2016

Challenge Aims to put fun into fitness Learn more about third-party links
San Antonio Express News — 06/25/2016

North Texas Independents Have a New Network for Value Based Contracting Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 06/24/2016

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas shares Fourth of July safety tips Learn more about third-party links
The Pasadena Citizen (Your Houston News) — 06/22/2016

Announcing D Healthcare's Latest Breakfast Panel: Healthcare/Insurance Trends for Employers 
D Healthcare Daily — 06/14/2016

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas offers ways to maintain low healthcare costs Learn more about third-party links
Tomball Potpourri (Your Houston News) — 05/30/2016

Toyota job expo aimed at employee spouses Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Morning News Blog — 05/25/2016

Are Freestanding Emergency Rooms Driving Up Costs? Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 05/11/2016

Tenet, BCBSTX's Parent Company Join National Innovation Fund Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 05/06/2016 Learn more about third-party links

Dr. Dan McCoy named president of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas; Bert Marshall to retire after 20 years Learn more about third-party links
Dallas Business Journal — 05/05/2016

Corsicana resident named president of Blue Cross Learn more about third-party links
Corsicana Daily Sun — 05/04/2016

President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Retires; CMO McCoy to Lead The Insurer Learn more about third-party links
D Healthcare Daily — 05/04/2016

Volunteers needed to help feed hungry children Learn more about third-party links
Houston Chronicle Blog — 05/02/2016

Group that feeds Houston's Hungry Children Needs Volunteers Learn more about third-party links
KTRK (ABC Houston) — 04/28/2016

BCBS contributes to #GarlandStrong Learn more about third-party links
The Garland Texan — 04/24/2016

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas donates $20,000 to #GarlandStrong Learn more about third-party links
North Dallas Gazette — 04/22/2016

YISD moves forward with CATCH program Learn more about third-party links
KVIA-TV (ABC, El Paso) — 04/21/2016

Empresa privada ayuda a escuelas de Dallas Learn more about third-party links
El Hispano News — 04/20/2016

Blue Cross' Abilene operation has expanded to more than 1,000 employees Learn more about third-party links
Abilene Reporter News — 04/16/2016

Bike for Little Heroes Ride draws hundreds Learn more about third-party links
Katy Times — 04/15/2016

Operation Red, White and Bike for Little Heroes Ride set Sunday Learn more about third-party links
Katy Times — 04/09/2016

KaBOOM! A New Playground Goes Up in Just A Few Hours Learn more about third-party links
San Antonio Express-News — 04/02/2016

Covenant Health Levelland receives Blue Distinction honors Learn more about third-party links
Lubbock Avalanche Journal — 03/22/16

Treat of the Day: Hard Hats for Little Heads Learn more about third-party links
KBTX-TV (Bryan/College Station) — 02/24/2016

People On The Move: Dr. Lopez - Presidential Leadership Scholars Professional Recognition Learn more about third-party links
San Antonio Business Journal — 02/10/2016