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Journalists can reach an Anthem media relations professional by calling 317-488-6599 or by sending an e-mail to Media Relations.  
 
 
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September 12, 2008
August 19, 2008
Immunizations and Vision Check Part of Back to School Preparations
Several new vaccines that have become available for adolescents 
August 6, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio Expands Zagat Health Survey Tool to all of Ohio
Members Can Rate Experiences with Ohio Physicians, Helps Both Members and Doctors 
July 9, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia Introduces Industry's First Electronic Tool to Help Members Search In-Network Doctors and Hospitals
Transparency Tool Enables Searches of Comprehensive Provider Directory via Web-Enabled Cell Phones or Hand-Held Devices 
July 9, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Expands Cost Comparison Tool to Southeastern Wisconsin
Industry Leading Transparency Initiative Allows Members to Compare Price of 39 Common Medical Procedures 
July 6, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Issues Community Report for 2007
Report Details Support for Community Organizations 
July 1, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri Launches 360 Degree Health(R)
First-of-Its-Kind Program Provides Members with Unprecedented Access to Wellness and Disease Management Tools  
July 1, 2008
July 1, 2008
June 27, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Establishes Hotline to Assist Members Following Recent Act of Workplace Violence
Crisis Hotline will Provide Professional and Emotional Support to Members 
June 25, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Teams with Local Medical Leaders to Combat Childhood Obesity
Continuing Medical Education for physicians and Body Mass Index training events for clinical staff will provide needed tools to help combat childhood obesity in Nevada 
June 23, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Awards $99,000 Grant to Milwaukee Health Care Partnership
Funds Will Be Used to Provide Health Care to Underserved Populations 
June 16, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio's Federal Employee Program Plan Honored as 'Best Of Blue'
Plan honored for service, strategic excellence by federal program 
June 16, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Donates $25,000 to Red Cross for Flood Relief Efforts in Wisconsin
Funds will be used by the Red Cross to provide support and assistance to victims of the storms 
June 16, 2008
James Blake and Andy Roddick Team up With the Bryan Brothers for AnthemLIVE! 2008
Sixth annual all-star tennis event returns to the ALLTEL Pavilion at the VCU Stuart C. Siegel Center Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. 
June 16, 2008
June 16, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Adjusts Pharmacy Guidelines for Members Affected by Indiana Flooding
Affected members who live in a designated federal disaster area may have their medications refilled at any local pharmacy or shipped to an alternate address 
June 16, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana's Federal Employee Program Plan Honored as 'Best of Blue
Plan honored for service, strategic excellence by federal program  
June 11, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Provides $25,000 to Assist Indiana Flood Victims
The grant will assist those families who have been left homeless in 29 Indiana counties 
June 10, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana Expands Maternity Depression Program
Awareness campaign targets new mothers in need of support 
June 05, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Honored by March of Dimes
Anthem joins March of Dimes and Indiana Fever for an evening of celebration 
May 22, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire Introduces Anthem Care Comparison
Innovative On-line Tool Gives Members the Most Complete Picture of Costs Associated with Medical Procedures 
May 21, 2008
May 20, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Introduces Transparency Initiative in Maine
Anthem's Care Comparison Tool Gives Members the Most Complete Picture of Costs Associated with Medical Procedures 
May 19, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio Offers Coverage for Uninsured College Graduates
Affordable options available to help the growing number of uninsured recent grads 
May 19, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Expands Industry's Most Comprehensive Transparency Initiative to Central Ohio
Anthem's Care Comparison Tool Gives Anthem Members in Ohio the Most Complete Picture of Costs Associated with Medical Procedures 
May 14, 2008
Anthem Rewards Employers for Healthy Behaviors
Woodenboat Publications first small business to receive wellness discount 
May 13, 2008
Anthem Names New Executive Director of Provider Network Management
Vinnie Liscomb to oversee hospital, physician and other provider contracting and provider network management 
May 13, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Grant Will Help Aroostook Communities Recover from Floods
Pine Tree Chapter of the American Red Cross to receive a $10,000 grant to assist the Chapter in its efforts to help flood victims in northern Maine 
May 09, 2008
May 02, 2008
May 02, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Donates $25,000 to Suffolk Aid Organizations to Assist Those Impacted by Recent Tornadoes
$15,000 grant to the newly established United Way of South Hampton Roads' Tornado Recovery Fund; $10,000 grant to the Suffolk chapter of the American Red Cross 
April 30, 2008

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Encourages Coloradans to 'Turn their Working Lunch into a Walking Lunch' at 2nd Annual National Walk@Lunch Day
250 Anthem associates take a lunch-break walk to Civic Center Park

April 30, 2008

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Introduces Industry's Most Comprehensive Transparency Initiative to Wisconsin
Anthem's Care Comparison Tool Gives Members in Wisconsin the Most Complete Picture of Costs Associated with Medical Procedures

April 28, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Announce Quality Initiative
Quality Hospital Incentive Program is part of a series of innovative quality recognition and health improvement programs known as Anthem Quality Insights 
April 28, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Associates Volunteer to Help Ohio Organizations in Need During First Community Service Day
Approximately 350 Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio associates and their friends and families joined forces to participate in the parent company's first national Community Service Day. 
April 17, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Celebrates Local Moms-to-Be at Community Baby Shower
Evansville Community Resource Center teams up with community based organizations and Babies'R'Us to help prepare local moms for the arrival of their little ones. 
April 8, 2008
Burke King Named President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Virginia
Replaces Tom Byrd, who earlier this year announced his decision to leave the company. 
April 8, 2008
Daniel Corcoran named President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine
Replaces Erin Hoeflinger, who earlier this year was appointed president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio 
April 7, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio Launches 360 Degree Health(R)
First-of-Its-Kind Program to Provide Members with Unprecedented Access to Wellness and Disease Management Tools 
March 27, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Donates $7,500 to San Luis Valley American Red Cross to Assist Residents Affected by Water Contamination Crisis
Assist Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program and aid volunteers distributing water to the citizens of the San Luis Valley who have been affected by the recent Salmonella water contamination 
March 17, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana Launches 360 º Health
First-of-Its-Kind Program Provides Members with Unprecedented Access to Tools that Promote Wellness and Effectively Address Illness 
March 13, 2008
March 6, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Acts to Support Las Vegans Impacted by Endoscopy Center Practices
$50,000 grant to the Nevada Health Centers to offer free testing to those requiring services; Immediate Termination of Endoscopy Center of Nevada clinics; Online information Available to Public 
February 28, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield's Member Health Index Named BlueWorks(R) Award Winner
BlueWorks recognizes the innovative ways Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies are working to increase the efficiency and consistency of care delivery nationwide 
February 28, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Teams with the State of Indiana to Combat Obesity
Continuing Medical Education, Body Mass Index training events for physicians and clinical staff will provide needed tools to help combat obesity in children and adults 
February 22, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire names Dr. Richard Lafleur as Medical Director
Dr. Lafleur will be responsible for the strategic clinical leadership for Anthem and will work closely with the company's provider network along with key external customers and others who are focused on health improvement in the state. 
February 11, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Expands Network of Hospitals to Serve Hoosier Healthwise Members
Expansion will provide greater access to members throughout the state and in rural areas 
January 8, 2008
January 8, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut Launches Zagat Survey Tool
Members to Use Survey to Rate Physician Experiences 
January 2, 2008
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Awards $96,000 to Teenage Suicide Prevention Program
CHADS Coalition for Mental Health Hopes to Reach 200,000 Students in St. Louis Area 
 

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