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Wall Street Journal

Alabama antitrust lawsuits target Blue Cross plans nationwide
The Advocate
In Alabama, Blue Cross has 97 percent of the small-group health plan market, or companies with less than 100 employees, according to figures from the Kaiser Family Foundation. In Louisiana, Blue Cross has 81 percent of the small-group health plan market.
Antitrust Lawsuits Target Blue Cross and Blue ShieldWall Street Journal
Arizona's Blue Cross plan named in antitrust lawsuitPhoenix Business Journal (blog)
Antitrust Lawsuits Seek to End Cartel-Like Behavior Among BluesAJMC.com Managed Markets Network

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Posted on May 1, 2015 (26 days ago)

AL.com

Regions, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Alabama Power to sponsor Birmingham ...
AL.com
Regions Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama and the Alabama Power Foundation will provide corporate support for the program, organizers announced Friday morning. Bikesharing allows participants to check out and return bicycles for short trips ...
REV Birmingham reveals BikeShare bikes, announces sponsorsWSFA
REV Birmingham unveils bicycle for citywide programWVTM13

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Posted on Apr 29, 2015 (28 days ago)

AL.com

Study finds Alabama health plan violates rules for women's coverage
AL.com
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama offers a plan that limits prenatal visits to six per year, despite requirements that plans not impose limits on the number of prenatal visits, according to the study. Koko Mackin, a spokesman for Blue Cross Blue Shield ...


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Posted on May 19, 2015 (8 days ago)

Blue Cross Blue Shield Blamed for Failure
Courthouse News Service
(CN) - An Alabama healthcare provider claims in a lawsuit that Blue Cross Blue Shield forced it out of business by concealing information during contract negotiations. Alabama Psychiatric Services, along with fellow plaintiff Managed Health Care ...

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Posted today (5 hours ago)

The Morning Ledger: Businesses Ramp Up Borrowing to Get Ahead of Interest ...
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Lawsuits advancing in federal court in Alabama allege that the 37 independently owned Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurers, which cover about a third of Americans, are functioning as an illegal cartel. The antitrust suits allege that the insurers ...

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Posted on May 3, 2015 (25 days ago)

Alabama's first freestanding emergency departments will increase convenience ...
AL.com
In Texas, one insurance company fought back against the high charges from freestanding emergency departments, suing one of the biggest chains for charging improper facility fees. Leaders at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama will be watching the costs, ...


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Posted yesterday.

Anniston Star

Chairman resigns from RMC board
Anniston Star
The council's months-long disputes with the board started almost a year ago when the city requested documents concerning the hospital's operations during the board's public fight with the state's largest private insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of ...


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Posted on May 26, 2015 (2 days ago)

Clanton Advertiser

Grant will help CES purchase new physical ed. equipment
Clanton Advertiser
Clanton Elementary School will receive funding through the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama's School Grant Program to combat childhood obesity. For the second consecutive year, CES will have the opportunity to purchase new equipment for its physical ...


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Posted yesterday.

The American Lawyer

Quinn Emanuel Heads to Shanghai, Plus More Lateral Moves
The American Lawyer
LAURENCE MCDUFF, head of Adams and Reese's health care litigation team team in Birmingham, is now executive counsel for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. Coming off a turbulent 2014, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft added JOSH DILL, ...

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Posted on May 26, 2015 (2 days ago)

AL.com

Does Huntsville need a downtown bike-share program?
AL.com
Like in Birmingham, the program could be paid for with a combination of money, including federal transportation grants, city matching money and corporate sponsorships. Regions Bank and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are sponsoring the Birmingham program.


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