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Posted on Oct 14, 2014 (9 days ago)

AL.com

High executive pay at Blue Cross results in higher consumer costs, lawsuit alleges
AL.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A new filing in a class action antitrust lawsuit alleging Blue Cross companies of conspiring in Alabama and across the country to illegally stifle competition says high executive pay results in higher costs to consumers. And the ...
Lawsuit claims Blue Cross exec pay raises mean higher premium costsBirmingham Business Journal

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Posted on Sep 30, 2014 (23 days ago)

Blue Cross CEO Terry Kellogg on Alabama's health insurance landscape
Birmingham Business Journal
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama makes up nearly 90 percent of the state's health insurance marketshare, but it could be facing more competition once the second enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act opens on Nov. 15. I sat down with Kellogg to ...


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Posted on Oct 9, 2014 (14 days ago)

Alabama ranks as the least competitive state for health insurance markets
Birmingham Business Journal
It's estimated that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama has control of 90 percent of Alabama's health insurance market, and according to the American Medical Association, that dominance is enough to rank Alabama as the least competitive state for health ...

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Posted today (11 hours ago)

San Francisco Examiner

Even with subsidies, Birmingham couple feel Obamacare plan no bargain
The Huntsville Times - al.com
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama sent the couple a letter telling them their insurance was not compliant with the Affordable Care Act. They had been paying $450 per month with dental and vision included. They shopped on the Marketplace exchange ...
Spanish Fort woman is unhappy with her Obamacare experienceAL.com

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Posted on Oct 2, 2014 (21 days ago)

Anniston Star

Status of RMC board leadership unclear after chairman's removal
Anniston Star
The city started requesting information after RMC's public fight with the state's largest health care insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, over payments for services. In July RMC canceled its contract with the state's dominant health ...
RMC board sues Anniston council over appointments, chairman removalFOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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Posted yesterday.

Health department holds flu clinic
Dothan Eagle
Coffee County Health Department will hold a seasonal flu clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22 and Thurs., Oct. 23. Bring insurance cards for Medicare and full-coverage Medicaid, ALLKIDS and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama.

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Posted today (10 hours ago)

Sale-leasebacks accommodate buyer and seller in today's healthcare real estate ...
JD Supra (press release)
In January 2012, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota sold eight buildings totaling 1.1 million square feet, including its suburban Minneapolis headquarters, to New York-based investment firm W.P. Carey for an undisclosed amount. In January 2014 ...

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Posted on Oct 21, 2014 (2 days ago)

Challenged by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle, 266 walkers have logged at least ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
To get involved, visit walkingworks.com and click "Register Now." After filling in your personal information, select "Choose a Plan - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama," then "Choose a Group - Healthy Huntsville," and "Choose a Program - Mayor's ...


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Posted on Oct 21, 2014 (2 days ago)

The Daily Times

Ball says opposition to Common Core could help him in race
The Daily Times
One of Ball's current legal actions is against Blue Cross, a health insurance company that the attorney said controls the market in 39 states, including Tennessee and Alabama. “Blue Cross in each state is a separate entity,” he explained. “They won't ...


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Posted yesterday.

Falcons host RIT, Oct. 24-25, for AHA series
U.S. Air Force Academy Athletics
The Falcons return home for a two-game, non-conference series, against Alabama-Huntsville, Nov. 7-8, at the Academy. ... Last weekend at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, Boston College opened up a 4-0 lead in the second period and beat RIT, 6-2.

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