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Posted on Aug 15, 2014 (17 days ago)

Top 10 execs at Alabama's Blue Cross doubled their pay in last two years
Press-Register - al.com
On average, the top 10 executives, as listed on a report filed with the Alabama Department of Insurance, increased their total compensation 103 percent from 2011 to 2013. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama said in a statement that the executive pay was ...
How does Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama's CEO salary compare to ...The Birmingham News - al.com
Speak Out: Thanks to The Star for Blue Cross, RMC coverageAnniston Star
Top Blues execs in Alabama receive million-dollar pay increasesFierceHealthPayer

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Posted on Aug 18, 2014 (14 days ago)

The Chattanoogan

Pay for top Blue Cross executives has doubled since 2011
Birmingham Business Journal
The 10 highest-paid executives at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama received a significant pay increase since 2011. According to a report filed with the Alabama Department of Insurance, the top 10 executives increased their total compensation an ...
Roy Exum: The CEO's 95% RaiseThe Chattanoogan

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Posted on Aug 5, 2014 (26 days ago)

Blue Cross and Alabama hospital in stare down over patients' dollars
The Birmingham News - al.com
In what Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is calling "unprecedented," one of its contracted providers is saying 'no.' Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center, in a web posting, says it has been paid by BCBS 30 percent less for providing the same ...
Anniston hospital makes move to drop Blue Cross of Alabama, talks continueal.com
Editorial: Panic in the community over Blue Cross, RMCAnniston Star
Northeast Alabama RMC terminating Blue Cross and Blue Shield contractWIAT 42

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Posted on Aug 8, 2014 (24 days ago)

Blue Cross and Alabama hospital resuming negotiations?
AL.com
There could be a sign of a thaw in the icy stand-off between Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Gone from the hospital's home page is the bold logo urging the Anniston hospital's patients to "Stand Up ...

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Posted on Aug 24, 2014 (8 days ago)

Blue Cross's finances need to be carefully watched: reader opinion
AL.com
Blue Cross of Alabama has a near monopoly in the private health insurance market in this state. Hence, it is rather important to most Alabamians. I think we should all be very cautious about a company that determines its prices without regard to all of ...


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Posted on Aug 13, 2014 (18 days ago)

Despite one insurer's dominance, insurance rates are relatively low in Alabama ...
AL.com
Despite the nearly total dominance in the market of one health insurer – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama – insurance premiums are relatively low, according to a study looking at plans offered under the Affordable Care Act in select states. But ...


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Posted on Aug 2, 2014 (29 days ago)

Cullman Regional Medical Center not cut from Blue Cross Blue Shield network
Insurance News Net
Aug. 02 -- CULLMAN -- Cullman Regional Medical Center is not discontinuing coverage with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama . An Anniston hospital's dispute with the regional insurance giant led to some confusion for Cullman residents in regards to ...

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Posted on Aug 25, 2014 (6 days ago)

RMC reportedly extends contract with Blue Cross
Insurance News Net
Aug. 25 -- Regional Medical Center has apparently extended its contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama , avoiding the loss of the insurer's customers in September. However, the hospital and the insurer have so far not discussed the deal ...

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Posted today (8 hours ago)

Magic City Marketplace
WBHM
2014-07-21 -- An antitrust lawsuit is on the horizon for health insurance company Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Blue Cross holds an especially dominant position in Birmingham's health insurance market. What impact could the lawsuit have?


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Posted on Aug 6, 2014 (25 days ago)

Pros and cons to Blue Cross dominance
Anniston Star
Regional Medical Center is in a fight over payments it receives from the state's dominant insurance provider, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Some health industry experts say Blue Cross' dominance is not unusual around the country and it gives ...

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