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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Receives More Than $36,000 From Regence
Date:3/19/2008

Joining myRegence.com not only helped Regence members take charge of their

health but also contributed to the community

PORTLAND, Ore., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a fourth-quarter of 2007 enrollment campaign on its customer-focused Web site, Regence recently donated $36,240 to the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

The company donated $1 for every member who registered on myRegence.com in the final three months of 2007. myRegence.com is designed to advise members on health care and lifestyle options, navigate them through the health care system and reward those who make healthy choices.

"We believe in giving back to the communities in which we live and work," said Will McKinney, Vice President of Consumer Directed Health Systems for Regence. "And because we've maintained a meaningful partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, we thought this was another great way to contribute to them."

The more than 36,000 registrants in the last three months of 2007 was a 20 percent increase over the same three-month period in 2006.

In the fourth quarter the last two years, Regence has donated more than $70,000 to charity on behalf of members who have registered on MyRegence.com.

"LLS is extremely grateful to Regence for setting up this program," said Sarah Varner, executive director, Oregon & SW Washington Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. "Regence's generous donation will help give hope to the many thousands of patients and their families who are battling blood cancers."

With myRegence.com, members can find all their health-related resources in one place. They can check their claims; get fitness and nutrition tips; learn about medical conditions, medications and formulary information; search for doctors; and research cost and care options. They can even earn Regence Rewards points-redeemable for gift certificates at dozens of restaurants, retailers, movie theaters and more-just f
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