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Blue Cross Blue Shield, The Health of America Report

The Health of America Report is a collaboration between the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Blue Health Intelligence that uses advanced analytics to report on key trends in healthcare to support improved quality and affordability for all Americans.


August 25, 2016

Cesarean birth trends: Where you live significantly impacts how you give birth

The latest Health of America Report represents a comprehensive study on C-section rates vary widely by region. The study also shows a national decline in cesarean deliveries after twenty years of rising rates.


May 19, 2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Examines the Growing Costs of Specialty Pharmacy

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March 30, 2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Examines the Health Conditions and Costs of Caring for Newly Enrolled Individual Members in 2014 and 2015

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February 24, 2016

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Shows How Consumers Save with Shift to Outpatient Care

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January 13, 2016

BCBS Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Shows Consumer Choices in the Affordable Care Act Marketplace

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September 29, 2015

BCBS Health of America Report on Women’s Heart Health

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July 16, 2015

Cost Variations in Cardiac Care: Overview

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June 3, 2015

BCBS Health of America Snapshot: Cost Variations in Specialty Drugs

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January 21, 2015

The Extreme Cost Variation in Healthcare

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About the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is a national federation of 36 independent, community-based and locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies that collectively provide healthcare coverage for more than 107 million members — one in three Americans.

About Blue Health Intelligence

Health Intelligence Company is the nation’s premier health intelligence resource, delivering data-driven insights about healthcare trends and best practices, resulting in healthier lives and more affordable access to safe and effective care. HIC accesses healthcare claims data from more than 140 million individuals nationwide, collected over nine years, in a safe, HIPAA compliant and secure database. The resulting conformed, reliable data set has the broadest, deepest pool of integrated medical and pharmacy claims, reflecting medical utilization in every ZIP code. Health Intelligence Company, LLC operates under the trade name Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) and is an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. For more information, visit http//www.bluehealthintelligence.com.