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Posted on Jun 13, 2016 (11 days ago)

Blue Cross Units Want Out Of Alabama Antitrust MDL
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (June 13, 2016, 6:05 PM ET) -- Blue Cross Blue Shield units in Arizona, Kansas, North Dakota, Wyoming and New York asked to be dismissed from four class actions in multidistrict litigation accusing the insurer of anti-competitive ...


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Posted on Jun 15, 2016 (9 days ago)

AL.com

Alabama to scrutinize insurance rates for first time since start of Obamacare
AL.com
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama must submit proposed rate increases to the Department of Insurance by July 15. The department has 30 days to review them before announcing its findings. That process could take longer if Blue Cross changes any part of ...


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Posted today (21 hours ago)

Alabama NewsCenter

UAB physician uses telehealth to replace face-to-face visit for home dialysis patients
Alabama NewsCenter
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama began to reimburse for five specific health conditions in December 2015 — cardiologic and dermatologic conditions, infectious disease, behavioral health, and neurologic diseases, including stroke. “What Blue Cross ...


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Posted today (15 hours ago)

Alabama Public Radio

Minnesota's Largest Health Insurer To Drop Individual Plans
Alabama Public Radio
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota will retreat from the sale of health plans to individuals and families in the state starting next year. The insurer, Minnesota's largest, said extraordinary financial losses drove the decision. "Based on current ...

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Posted on Jun 21, 2016 (3 days ago)

Alabama Telehealth Project Focuses on Home Dialysis Patients
mHealthIntelligence.com
While Alabama has traditionally lagged behind much of the country in telehealth resources, according to report cards issued by the American Telemedicine Association, that's slowly changing. In December 2015, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama opened ...
In What Is Believed to Be a U.S. First, UAB Physician Uses Telehealth to Replace Comprehensive Face-to-Face Visit ...Newswise (press release)

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Posted yesterday.

Nevro rejected by a pair of payers but remains optimistic on reimbursement: Analyst
FierceMedicalDevices (press release) (registration)
She pointed to an earlier negative decision from Blue Cross Blue Shield Alabama that was later overturned, "presumably" thanks to "solid clinical data." As the high-frequency stimulation remains new and unfamiliar, Antalffy expects more payers to ...


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Posted on Feb 3, 2016 (142 days ago)

AL.com

Blue Cross of Alabama predicts $135 million loss in 2015, mostly due to Obamacare
AL.com
Executives at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama are predicting losses of $135 million in 2015, mostly due to the costs of insuring patients who gained coverage under Obamacare. The insurance company has already tallied losses of $109 million through ...
Here's why Blue Cross lost $135M last yearBirmingham Business Journal

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Posted yesterday.

Alabama Public Radio

Depressed Teen's Struggle To Find Mental Health Care In Rural California
Alabama Public Radio
But the insurance company, Anthem Blue Cross, said no to that, too. They said the therapist wasn't part of its network. "We spent quite a long time with the insurance company battling them trying to get them to cover visits," Vroman-Nagy says. Anthem ...

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Posted on Jun 20, 2016 (4 days ago)

courierjournal

Workplace injury not reported
courierjournal
The company nurse said that because he waited to tell them about the injury until he returned to work that he would have to put this on his Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance. My husband was scheduled for back surgery and the day before BC/BS called us ...

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Posted on Nov 9, 2015 (228 days ago)

AL.com

Alabama anti-trust case against Blue Cross will move ahead, judge rules
AL.com
A Birmingham-based judge recently decided to move forward with the Alabama portion of a lawsuit alleging a widespread conspiracy to divide territory and limit competition between Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliates nationwide. U.S. District Court Judge ...

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