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Capital BlueCross strengthens clinical team with
addition of Dr. Pauline Kostelac as medical director

HARRISBURG, Pa. (July 29, 2015) – Capital BlueCross today announced that the company has added Dr. Pauline Kostelac to its clinical team as a medical director.

A board-certified family practice physician, Dr. Kostelac comes to Capital BlueCross after 22 years of clinical practice, most recently with Washington Heights Medical Practice in Lemoyne, Pa.

“We are fortunate to add a physician to our team who has the breadth of clinical practice experience that Dr. Kostelac has,” said Dr. Jennifer Chambers, Capital BlueCross senior vice president and chief medical officer. “Dr. Kostelac comes to us at a time when we are intently focused on working collaboratively with providers on patient-centered care, using leading-edge analytics and diagnostics, and implementing wellness programs that reduce disease and disease progression through assessment, education, and interventions. Our advanced clinical initiatives demonstrate how customers can count on Capital BlueCross to be more than just their health insurer. We are providing solutions that better engage our customers and improve their health.”

Dr. Kostelac is a cum laude graduate of Wilkes College, a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed her residency at the Polyclinic Medical Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

About Capital BlueCross

Capital BlueCross, headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa., is the leading health solutions and insurance company in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. For more than 75 years, Capital BlueCross has offered products that provide peace of mind and promote good health. Today, the company and its family of diversified businesses offer a comprehensive portfolio of solutions including innovative value-based models, private exchanges, leading-edge analytics and digital health technologies, ancillary benefits, and training programs. Additionally, Capital BlueCross is growing a network of Capital Blue retail stores that provide in-person service and inspiration to live healthy. Capital BlueCross is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit capbluecross.com.