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2013 News Releases

Health Care Service Corporation to Acquire Lovelace Health Plan in New Mexico

Nov. 11, 2013

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), through its division, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM), has entered into agreements to acquire Lovelace Health Plan in New Mexico (including its Medicare Advantage and commercial lines of business). This acquisition does not include Lovelace's hospitals or clinics. The transactions, which are subject to state and federal regulatory approvals and other conditions, are both anticipated to close approximately December 31, 2013.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Partners with First Choice for Diabetes Intervention Pilot Program

Aug. 02, 2013

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) has formed a partnership with First Choice Community Healthcare for a type 2 diabetes prevention lifestyle intervention pilot program. As part of the two-year pilot program, First Choice and BCBSNM will be registered with the Centers for Disease Control Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Named Top Work Place

May. 28, 2013

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Albuquerque Journal's Top Work Places. BCBSNM ranked first in the top work place rankings for large companies.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Launches Be Covered New Mexico Campaign to Raise Awareness of Individual Health Insurance Enrollment Options

May. 17, 2013

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) launched a statewide education and outreach initiative today, targeting New Mexico's uninsured residents.

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Tom MacLean to Head New Government Programs Unit

Mar. 15, 2013

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is pleased to announce that Tom MacLean will head the new Government Programs Unit, as the Vice President of Government Programs Medical Management. The unit will support clinical operations for Government Programs, including Medicare and Medicaid business for the Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) Enterprise.

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BCBSNM Awarded a Centennial Care Plan Contract

Feb. 08, 2013

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is proud to serve the state of New Mexico as a selected Managed Care Organization for Centennial Care, the state of New Mexico's Managed Medicaid program. The program at BCBSNM will be known as BlueSaludSM, a Centennial Care plan.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Encourages Consumers to Consider Flu Vaccine

Jan. 11, 2013

As the nation's flu outbreak continues to increase, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico urges New Mexicans who have not yet gotten the flu shot to consider doing so or consult with their doctor. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), most of the country is now experiencing high levels of influenza-like-illness.

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