Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois


February 22, 2013

Legislative Update
HHS Conditionally Approves Illinois State Partnership Exchange
On Feb. 13, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services gave Illinois conditional approval to operate a State Partnership Exchange. The exchange will be jointly run by the state and the federal government the first year, though the Illinois governor said that a state-based exchange remains his goal for 2015. In his State of the State speech on Feb. 6, Gov. Pat Quinn asked the state legislature to pass legislation to expand Medicaid and to create the Illinois Health Insurance Exchange.

February Worksite Wellness Webinar: 2013 Wellness – An Overview of Well onTargetSM  
To help you better understand the value of implementing Worksite Wellness programs and learn more about our new wellness solution, attend our Feb. 26 webinar.
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Health and Wellness
Fit Facts: Tooth and Consequence, Choosing the Best Foods for Healthy Mouths
Children's Dental Health Month is a time to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. Developing good habits at an early age helps children start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.
Share these tips for better dental health.

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