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Blue Promise℠ is an online video blog that aims to address complicated health issues with candid conversations from subject matter experts. New editions are published regularly and are hosted by Dr. Dan McCoy, President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, a Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Copyright 2019 Health Care Services Corporation. A ...
 
Truth is trending on the Veritas News Network! VNN is an online publication featuring the news and is dedicated to in-depth investigative reporting with a consumer advocacy focus. Our Managing Editor is a veteran investigative journalist who has won dozens of awards. Several categories of news are featured on the Veritas News Network include Citizen Journalism, Consumer News, Ripoffs and Scams, Consumer Advocacy, World News, US News, Crime, Economic News, Editorial and Opinion, Education, He ...
 
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It’s no secret that transportation plays a role in everything we do. Each day, Texans are dependent upon a web of highways, buses, trains, and sidewalks. Transportation can also be a determining factor in our health. In this episode of Blue Promise, Gregory Winfree, JD, of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute discusses the impact that rural t ...…
 
Every weekday morning, more than 5 million students walk through the doors of a Texas school. They're learning important topics, but how much do they know about their own health? In this episode of Blue Promise, It's Time Texas CEO Amy McGeady discusses empowering school systems to educate students -- and faculty -- on health and wellness. Blue ...…
 
Just like any other industry, the health care system is full of both good and bad actors. Fraudulent behavior might be happening right under your nose, and it impacts more than just your bottom line. Find out more in this episode of Blue Promise, featuring Ryan Zarfoss, formerly employed by the FBI and now serving as senior manager of special i ...…
 
We’ve all heard the horror stories of fraudulent behavior by business professionals across the country. But how common is it in the health care industry? Could it happen to you? The answers might scare you. Learn how to protect yourself in this episode of Blue Promise, featuring Ryan Zarfoss, formerly employed by the FBI and now serving as Seni ...…
 
America’s health care system is far from perfect. It’s complicated. It’s expensive. It’s broken in many ways. So why aren’t there more people talking about it? Tune in to this episode of Blue Promise to hear from The Texas Tribune’s CEO and Co-founder, Evan Smith, as he discusses how public dialogue helps frame public policy surrounding health ...…
 
Do you know someone struggling with their mental health? Chances are, that person is also having a hard time managing their overall health. The impact of mental illness is broad. Can Texas meet the increasing need for mental health professionals? Hear from Director of Dallas County Health & Human Services Dr. Philip Huang in this episode of Blu ...…
 
It's back to school season for families across Texas. This year, there's one immunization that is more important than ever. In this episode of Blue Promise, we'll be discussing the impact of the measles outbreak. Dr. Philip Huang, Director of Dallas County Health & Human Services, shares his public health expertise in this episode of Blue Promi ...…
 
Sometimes patients experience a wait time before they receive the planned medical care suggested by their doctor. If their doctor already recommended the treatment, then why is there a delay? Dr. Leslie Weisberg, Executive Medical Director of Plan Performance, and Alyce Kuhn, Vice President of Market Clinical Operations, share insights about pr ...…
 
Equal care and equitable care are two very different things. But do you know the difference? Listen to this episode of Blue Promise to better understand the importance of health equity. It’s key to improving the health of Texans, and value-based care is one avenue toward helping Texans receive equitable care. Health care providers interested in ...…
 
Texas is the number one state in the U.S. for oil and natural gas. It's a massive industry, credited for more than 348,000 jobs across the state. Despite this workforce's robust health care benefits, they still face a unique set of challenges. Energy expert Rod Branch, Chief Human Resources Officer at HydroChemPSC, shares his insights in this e ...…
 
A new medical treatment is giving sight to blind patients and so much more. It's called gene therapy and, though costly, there's no doubt that it’s changing lives. Learn more about this new health care advancement from pharmacist Jay Weaver, AVP of Pharmacy Sales Operations at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX). You can view this disc ...…
 
Something called “pass-through billing” is driving up the cost of your health care. In this edition of Blue Promise, we describe pass-through billing, identify efforts to address the problem, and share how you can make a difference. If you suspect fraudulent behavior, report it to our Fraud Hotline at 1-800-543-0867. Diane Carr, Manager of Netw ...…
 
Blue Promise is a podcast and online video blog that aims to address complicated health issues with candid conversations from subject matter experts. New editions are published regularly and are hosted by Dr. Dan McCoy, President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. This bonus episode of Blue Promise features a special recording from our fri ...…
 
Health insurance is a highly regulated industry. One of its unique aspects includes “Usual and Customary Reimbursement” charges, mandated in the state of Texas. Lee Spangler, Vice President of Government Relations at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, shares some insight on this law and how it has inadvertently impacted Texans. Blue Promise i ...…
 
Of the 254 counties in Texas, more than two-thirds are deemed "rural" by the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Texas Department of State Health Services. There are increasing challenges to accessing health care in these communities. In this Blue Promise conversation, Dr. Nancy Dickey, Executive Director of A&M Rural and Community Health I ...…
 
US Magistrate Judge Eric Long has issued a letter to counsel in the Welcome Inn case that could be near settlement. In a Jan. 28 letter, Judge Long set out what needed to be done before the settlement conference scheduled for Feb. 22. The judge posed several questions that required an answer prior to the conference, including whether the partie ...…
 
Health insurance networks come in all shapes and sizes. But are they really necessary? In this Blue Promise conversation, two experts from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas offer their insights to the purpose and value of networks -- Shara McClure, Divisional Senior Vice President of Health Care Delivery, and Rick Haddock, Vice President of N ...…
 
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