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Posted on Feb 3, 2016 (6 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 on Jan 23, 2016 (17 days ago)

Examiner.com

Alabama has third highest health insurance cost in the U. S.
Examiner.com
The most important reason for the high health insurance costs in Alabama is that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama have a virtual monopoly. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama provide health insurance coverage for all state employees. The rates ...

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Posted on Jan 15, 2016 (25 days ago)

Birmingham Business Journal

ACA premiums on the rise in Alabama this year
Birmingham Business Journal
Officials from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama say the increase can be attributed to a number of ACA-related factors that have dramatically altered insurance markets around the country. Mainly, the elimination of health underwriting and waiting ...

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Posted on Jan 20, 2016 (20 days ago)

Castlewood at the Highlands Now In Network with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
PR Web (press release)
Now, Castlewood's flagship Birmingham location, Castlewood at The Highlands, has made it possible for even more people to receive the care they need, becoming an in-network provider with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. What this means is that ...

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Posted on Jan 11, 2016 (29 days ago)

Birmingham Business Journal

Blue Cross promotes company vet to C-level position
Birmingham Business Journal
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama has promoted Rebekah Elgin-Council to chief marketing officer. She will head up marketing and sales for the state's largest insurer. Elgin-Council has been with the company for 22 years, serving in customer service ...

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Posted on Jan 13, 2016 (27 days ago)

Yellowhammer News

State representative issues dire warning: 'Medicaid could be the downfall of Alabama'
Yellowhammer News
... several members who have been longtime Medicaid expansion advocates, including three Democratic members of the state legislature, the policy director of the liberal advocacy group Alabama Arise, and an employee of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama ...

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Posted on Jan 11, 2016 (29 days ago)

Scale Back Alabama Program Comes to St. Clair County
Newsaegis
Officials with the Alabama Hospital Association, the Alabama Department of Public Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama will be kicking off the state's largest weight-loss program at the end of this month. In its tenth year, Scale Back Alabama ...

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Posted on Jan 26, 2016 (14 days ago)

Selma Times-Journal

Scale Back Alabama weigh ins end this Friday
Atmore Advance
Scale Back Alabama is a public awareness program sponsored by the Alabama Hospital Association, the Alabama Department of Public Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. For more information, contact Tonya Thompson at D. W. M. McMillan ...
Scale Back Alabama kicks off campaignSelma Times-Journal

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Posted on Dec 11, 2015 (60 days ago)

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama will pay for telemedicine services
ModernHealthcare.com
“We are proud to support telemedicine because we want our members to have enhanced access to quality healthcare wherever they are in Alabama,” said Doug McIntyre, vice president of network operations at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, in a ...


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Posted on Feb 5, 2016 (4 days ago)

AL.com

Nearly 200000 Alabamians signed up for Obamacare insurance
AL.com
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama recently announced expected losses of $135 million in 2015, mostly due to losses on customers insured on the Obamacare marketplace. Experts hope that increased enrollment and more young customers will decrease ...
Voting on the real issue: ObamacareThe Crimson While

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