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Posted on Aug 18, 2014 (3 days ago)

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 ...

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Posted on Aug 15, 2014 (6 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 5, 2014 (15 days ago)

Blue Cross and Alabama hospital in stare down over patients' dollars
The Birmingham News - al.com
"This unprecedented event causes RMC to become the only hospital in Alabama not included in Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama's statewide network." Is it just posturing, an out-in-public negotiation tactic? David J. Becker, associate professor in ...
Anniston hospital makes move to drop Blue Cross of Alabama, talks continueal.com
Northeast Alabama RMC terminating Blue Cross and Blue Shield contractWIAT 42
Editorial: Panic in the community over Blue Cross, RMCAnniston Star

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Posted on Aug 8, 2014 (12 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 1, 2014 (19 days ago)

Anniston hospital parting ways with Blue Cross
MyFoxAL
A breakdown in negotiations is being blamed for Regional Medical Center of Anniston parting ways with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. The state's largest health insurer and the Anniston-based non-profit hospital issued dueling news releases late ...
Blue Cross coverage at RMC could end in SeptemberInsurance News Net

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Posted on Aug 6, 2014 (14 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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Posted on Aug 2, 2014 (18 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 13, 2014 (7 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 today (4 hours ago)

No state employee insurance rate hikes in 2015
Insurance News Net
SEIB, using cost-estimate projections developed by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama , initially estimated a deficit of $27 million . But at a subcommittee meeting on July 31 , Hebson and retired employee representative Robert Pickett noted that a ...

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Posted on Aug 19, 2014 (2 days ago)

The Chattanoogan

Roy Exum: The CEO's 95% Raise
The Chattanoogan
So it is disturbing, to say the least, to learn that Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Alabama has a collection of seemingly crazy people in charge. A recent story in the Birmingham News revealed that no less than 10 executives at Blue Cross-Blue Shield in ...


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