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In re Sussex
The Recorder
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mass., Inc. v. BCS Ins. Co., 671 F.3d 635, 638 (7th Cir. 2011). This rule applies with equal force to claims of arbitrator partiality. See, e.g., Smith, 233 F.3d at 506 ("The time to challenge an arbitration, on whatever ...

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Posted on Jan 24, 2015 (3 days ago)

Business Insider

The Same Surgery In The Same City Can Vary In Price By 313%—And That's A ...
Business Insider
Shopping around for the best value before you make a big purchase is a key part of most financial transactions. Yet despite all the money that changes hands, our madcap healthcare system seems to operate on another planet, with different, mostly ...
Study Finds Huge Disparities In Costs Of Common SurgeriesWFAE
Study Finds Big Disparities in Local Prices for Hip, Knee SurgeriesInsurance Journal

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Posted on Jan 7, 2015 (20 days ago)

Opelika Auburn News

Teams wanted for Scale Back Alabama
Opelika Auburn News
Officials with the Alabama Hospital Association, the Alabama Department of Public Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama kicked off the state's largest weight-loss program. In its ninth year, Scale Back Alabama, a free program designed to address ...
Weight loss program kicks off in AlabamaWTVM
Scale Back Alabama: 1 million pounds lost since 2007Montgomery Advertiser
Officials launch scale back Alabama campaignWTVA
WSFA -WTVY, Dothan -Gulf Coast News Today
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Posted on Jan 19, 2015 (8 days ago)

Marketplace enrollment up in Alabama
Insurance News Net
Alabama also has more issuers and health plans in the marketplace this enrollment period. Previously, Blue Cross and Blue Shield was the only statewide issuer in the marketplace. Now, UnitedHealthcare is in the statewide market. The third issuer ...

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Posted on Jan 20, 2015 (7 days ago)

WAAY

"Scale Back Alabama" kicks off Monday
WAAY
... statistics, Alabama ranks eighth nationally in adult obesity, with more than thirty percent of the state's residents classified as overweight. Scale Back Alabama is sponsored by the Alabama Department of Health, Alabama Hospital Association and ...
Scale Back Alabama weigh-ins begin this weekDaily Mountain Eagle
Weigh-ins begin for Alabama weight-loss programFOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com

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Posted on Jan 21, 2015 (6 days ago)

The Courier-Journal

Knee, Hip Surgery Costs Vary By $40000 From Anchorage To Manhattan
Forbes
The analysis from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association shows the average cost for a total knee replacement procedure, including hospitalization, surgery and rehabilitation, was $31,124 in 64 markets that were studied over a three-year period ...
Health care costs vary wildly, report showsThe Courier-Journal
Medical Procedure "Prices" in the NewsThe Heartland Institute

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Posted on Jan 15, 2015 (12 days ago)

Montgomery Advertiser

Obamacare enrollment in Alabama jumps to 126K
Montgomery Advertiser
Although UnitedHealthcare has joined a field of local insurers this year that already included Humana and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, most people in the state will see a rise of 1 to 5 percent on the second-lowest silver plan, according to a ...


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Posted on Jan 25, 2015 (2 days ago)

Medical billing can vary widely in same market, study finds
Arizona Daily Star
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, whose member organizations cover about 1 in 3 Americans, on Wednesday released prices that its insurers are charged by health-care providers. The group's report covers prices for knee- and hip-replacement ...

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Posted on Jan 21, 2015 (6 days ago)

Jamestown Sun

Written by Blue Cross
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However, the procedure could cost as little as $11,327 in Birmingham, Alabama, and as much as $73,987 in Boston, Massachusetts2, which had the greatest variance within a market, with costs as low as $17,910 (313 percent cost variation). Knee and hip ...
Huge Price Gaps Found for Hip, Knee Replacement SurgeryScientific American
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Reveals Extreme Cost Variations for ...SYS-CON Media (press release)
US insurance study charts huge price gaps for hip, knee surgeryJamestown Sun

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Posted on Jan 24, 2015 (3 days ago)

PART Il: MORE TAX BURDENS FOR 2015
Alpenhorn News
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, however, labeled the tax for their customers, calling it the “Affordable Care Act fees and taxes” on a separate line item. According to Kaiser Health News newsletter, the new taxes on one customer's bill ended up to ...

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