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Excellus summer internships available

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield has more than 60 summer internship positions available for college students at its locations in upstate New York. At least 45 of the more than 60 available positions are located in the Rochester region. Summer internship positions ...

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Excellus BCBS boasts about benefits

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield exceeded federal and state standards by $330 million in the amount it spent on medical benefits on behalf of its membership in 2012, officials reported Monday. To cap profits and administrative costs of health plans in order ...

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Chitre promoted at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield promoted Mona Chitre to vice president of pharmacy management. Chitre’s primary responsibilities include clinical and operational oversight of all aspects of Excellus BCBS’ pharmacy program, which spends $1 billion annually on members’ prescription medication. Her responsibilities include ...

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Generic drugs will save $447 million

Upstate New Yorkers could see more than $196 million in annual savings as 14 brand-name prescription drugs become available in their generic form during 2013. An additional $250 million in savings could be realized after 23 more generics become available ...

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Excellus BlueCross names VP

Robert Thompson of Canandaigua has been appointed vice president of community health engagement for Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. “We’ve asked Bob to help create new ways of reaching community residents with initiatives and information aimed at improving health and coordinating our ...

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Free wellness services for chemo patients

A $3,000 Excellus BlueCross BlueShield grant is helping Cancer Wellness Connections offer more free services to local patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments. More patients will get free health and wellness services — such as yoga, manicures, personal training, Reiki therapy, crafts ...

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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield names CFO

Dorothy A. Coleman has been hired to be the executive vice president and chief financial officer for Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and its parent corporation, The Lifetime Healthcare Companies. Currently serving in the same capacity ...

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