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Regence Optimistic About Health Industry Leaders' Pledge to Cut Health Care Costs
Date:5/11/2009

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"In January, Regence joined with national consumer and labor groups, the pharmaceutical industry and a medical association to work together for reform - many of the same groups participating in today's announcement. Together with the coalition, we launched a multimillion-dollar national advertising campaign to plead for health reform as a key component in righting U.S. economic woes. We have also joined with the Aspen Health Stewardship Project Coalition to promote ten key principles necessary to achieving true health reform.

"I look forward to continuing to work with the Obama administration, Congress and key stakeholders to assure the health reform bill affords all Americans access to quality, affordable health care."

About Regence

Regence is a leading health insurer in the Northwest / Mountain State Region, offering health, life and dental insurance. Regence serves nearly three million members as Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Regence BlueShield (selected counties in Washington), Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah and Regence BlueShield of Idaho. Each plan is a not-for-profit independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. 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 regence.com.


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