Walgreens, Health Insurers Push to Expand Telemedicine Services at Home

In a push toward supporting in-home care, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG), along with national health insurers, have expanded their telemedicine initiatives, hoping to reach millions more consumers by next year.  The Deerfield, Illinois-based national drugstore chain, which launched its telehealth smartphone app late last year, said it will be expanding the tech to both tablets and […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield Teams with Hospital on Home Health Initiative

A new collaboration between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center plans to improve the delivery and quality of health care services for North Carolinians. One way this partnership hopes to achieve this is through a home health initiative that aims to reduce the length of time patients […]

Blue Cross to Expand DME Network in Michigan

Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Michigan plans to expand its national network of durable medical equipment (DME) providers by linking provider networks with BCBS plans in other states, Crain’s Detroit Business reports. Specifically, BCBS expansion plans are geared toward active autoworkers, and as part of the changes, BCBS will not renew a contract for […]