blue cross of washington health insurance Articles

blue cross of washington health insurance Articles

Working But Uninsured: Millions of Employed Americans Uninsured and Unable to Get Medical Care (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
A new study analyzing data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that a significant number of working Americans in every state do not have health care coverage, with more than 20 million working adults not having coverage.

Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Announces Winners of Fitness Contest Among Legislators (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
Senator Ginny Burdick walked her way to the winning spot in Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon''s "Legislators on the Move" contest held during the 2005 Oregon State Legislative Session.

Selection Time (Washington Post)
Health Savings Accounts, the latest untested flavor on the health insurance shelf, are giving consumers a stake in cost-cutting, but some advocacy groups say they increase exposure to risk.

Waltham calendar (The Daily News Tribune)
EARTH DAY Waltham''s 2005 Earth Day Celebration will take place Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Prospect Hill Park, Totten Pond Road, and will commemorate the 35th anniversary of Earth Day. Festivities will include environmental awareness information and exhibits, children''s activities, nature walks, music, food booths and other fun activities for the whole family.

Lambda Legal Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Gay Couple Denied Spousal Health Benefits (Gay Wired)
(New York, NY) - In court papers filed this week in state court in Nassau County, Lambda Legal filed a lawsuit on behalf of a gay couple who were legally married last year in Canada but were denied spousal health benefits from Uniondale Union Free School District on Long Island.

Dental and Vision Coverage Will Improve Next July, OPM Says (Washington Post)
Enhanced dental and vision benefits will be available to federal employees and retirees in July 2006, the Office of Personnel Management said yesterday in a letter to insurance companies.

WellPoint Reports Results for First Quarter 2005 and Announces 2-For-1 Stock Split (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
WellPoint, Inc. today announced that first quarter 2005 net income was $611.7 million, or $1.97 per share, which included tax benefits of $0.09 per share due to the favorable resolution of a tax matter relating to the sale of certain subsidiaries in the mid-1990s.

Her son afflicted with tumors, mom fighting for the long term (Lawrence Journal-World)
Jill Wagner knew something wasn''t right when Tucker, her rambunctious 2-year-old, started bumping into things.

Association Health Plans Promise Higher Costs for Small Businesses;No Relief for Uninsured (U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News)
A statement from Mary Nell Lehnhard, senior vice president, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

Also on this page: (Maine Today)
Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, sponsored legislation that will allow small businesses to join association health plans that can pool medical insurance coverage across state lines.