Regence Offers Oregon Employers Big Benefits Through New Professional Employer Organization Agreement

Improved health care options, flexibility and experience for businesses navigating health care reform

PR Newswire

PORTLAND, Ore., July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon announced today it will offer expanded coverage to Oregon companies through a Professional Employer Organization initiative with ADP TotalSource. The new agreement with ADP gives Oregon businesses the chance to offer top-tier health care benefits to existing and prospective employees. The announcement aligns two leading brands that together can provide Fortune 500 benefits and a wide-range of business solutions.

Effective immediately, ADP can offer members a suite of Regence medical and prescription options through ADP TotalSource. The new agreement allows ADP to deliver competitive employee benefits at a time when small businesses are struggling to afford coverage and navigate the changing landscape of the Affordable Care Act.

Improved Flexibility, Tools for Businesses
"Employers are looking for health care answers that fit their unique needs and budget," said Regence Vice President of Sales Angela Dowling. "By aligning with Regence, ADP can now offer a broader range of exceptional health care solutions that will allow businesses to meet their reform obligations quickly and confidently."

In addition to providing Affordable Care Act information, Regence offers ADP members access to a menu of wellness tools and resources, as well as transparency and pricing tools designed to improve employee health while reducing costs. The agreement gives small businesses access to the same Blue Cross and Blue Shield national network that serves 85 percent of Fortune 100 and 76 percent of Fortune 500 companies.

About Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon is a leading health plan in Oregon, with approximately 730,000 members, offering health, life and dental insurance. Regence is the largest health insurer in the Northwest / Intermountain Region, serving more than two million members as Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Regence BlueShield of Idaho, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah and Regence BlueShield (selected counties in Washington). Each plan is a nonprofit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and a subsidiary of Cambia Health Solutions. Regence is committed to improving the health of our members and our communities, and to transforming our health care system. For more information, please visit www.regence.com or www.twitter.com/RegenceOregon.

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