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Posted on Jun 2, 2015 (28 days ago)

Birmingham Business Journal

Why Blue Cross premiums in Alabama are rising
Birmingham Business Journal
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has filed a request to raise the rate for Affordable Care Act-compliant individual plans both on and off the federal exchange an average of 28 percent, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Health insurance rates could rise substantially in AlabamaAL.com
Double Digit Rate Hikes Loom for Obamacare 2016The Fiscal Times
Some Insurers Seeking 10-20% Rate Hikes on Obamacare BusinesssInsurance Journal
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Posted on Jun 18, 2015 (12 days ago)

AL.com

Did Blue Cross Blue Shield get special treatment from lawmakers?
AL.com
But the new laws won't apply to the state's largest insurance company – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama – because both bills specifically excluded the non-profit company. Michael O'Malley, executive director of the Alabama Association of Health Plans ...

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Posted on Jun 18, 2015 (12 days ago)

Corridor Messenger

National business group honors Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
Corridor Messenger
The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, recently honored Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama for its ongoing commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy work environment and encouraging workers ...

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Posted on Jun 19, 2015 (11 days ago)

Did Alabama Blues get special treatment because of its size?
FierceHealthPayer
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, which controls about 90 percent of the state's health insurance market, is exempt from two recently signed bills that prohibit insurers from setting prices for non-covered dental and optometry care, the Birmingham ...

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Posted today (14 hours ago)

Marriage licenses available to gay couples in Tennessee Valley
The Decatur Daily
Probate court offices in Morgan, Limestone and Lawrence counties resumed issuing marriage licenses Monday and made them available to same-sex couples. Many offices across the state stopped issuing licenses Friday as they reviewed the U.S. Supreme ...

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Posted today (19 hours ago)

Marriage ruling's effect on church, business, healthcare
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
We reached out to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama on Monday to find out how they're handling the issue. A spokesperson released the following statement to us: "We began offering same-sex spousal coverage for our underwritten plans in early 2014 in ...

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Posted today (14 hours ago)

Gay marriage
Times Daily
MONTGOMERY — Marriage licenses weren't available to anyone in the Shoals on Monday in the wake of Friday's U.S. Supreme Court decision making gay marriage legal in all 50 states. Probate officials in Lauderdale, Colbert and Franklin counties said ...

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Posted on Jun 12, 2015 (17 days ago)

WRAL.com

National suit against Blue Cross may have NC implications
WRAL.com
A national class action lawsuit targeting Blue Cross Blue Shield could have a big impact on health insurance competition. The case is playing out in federal court in Alabama, but the implications reach to the Tar Heel State. In the lawsuit, both ...


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Posted on Jun 25, 2015 (5 days ago)

Birmingham Business Journal

Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act and Alabama providers exhale ...
Birmingham Business Journal
... hospitals because of ethical problems stemming from the continuation of treatment for patients that can no longer afford it," he said, adding that insurers like Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama would have to reorganize or terminate thousands ...
What is Obamacare? And 7 things to know about itAL.com

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Posted on Jun 8, 2015 (22 days ago)

Blue Cross Blue Shield accused of stifling competition
Prairie Business
The lawsuits, pending in U.S. District Court in Alabama, were brought separately by providers as well as by individual and small group purchasers of health insurance, and seek class-action status. Most of the 37 Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in the ...

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