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Posted today (9 hours ago)

Free Clinic gets $75K grant from Blue Cross
MiamiHerald.com
A Providence-based clinic that provides free medical care to those without health insurance has received a $75,000 grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. The grant will ... Health & Fitness (Tuesday) Eat and exercise the South Florida way.

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Even with in-network hospital, insurance may not cover ER physicians
Tampabay.com
Before they left, Michele checked the hospital's web site and saw it accepted both her Blue Cross/Blue Shield plan and a separate plan that her husband has through his union. ... Florida is one of about a dozen states that do offer additional protections.


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Posted today (11 hours ago)

A New Way Insurers are Shifting Costs to the Sick
Long Island Press
The editorial comes several months after two advocacy groups filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights of the United States Department of Health and Human Services claiming that several Florida health plans sold in the Affordable Care Act ...

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Posted on Sep 15, 2014 (6 days ago)

Florida Blue and Baptist Health Care Corporation Form Accountable Care ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Florida Blue, Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield company, is a leader in Florida's health care industry. Our mission is to help people and communities achieve better health. Florida Blue has approximately 4 million health care members and serves 15.5 ...

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Posted on Sep 19, 2014 (2 days ago)

A Single Insurer Holds Obamacare's Fate In 2 States
NPR (blog)
In contrast, Florida Blue, a dominant insurer in that state (but not as dominant as Wellmark BCBS) aggressively marketed its Obamacare plans — with TV and radio commercials and even building retail stores where people could get more information about ...


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Posted on Sep 17, 2014 (4 days ago)

KERA News Breakthroughs

Individual health insurance rates to rise 13.2%
Miami Today
According to the state's insurance regulator, eight of the returning 11 plans on the federal exchange will increase premium rates: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida Inc. by 18% for a Preferred Provider Plan (PPO), Cigna Health and Life Insurance ...
Ways States Can (Try To) Tame Health PremiumsInsurance News Net

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Posted on Sep 18, 2014 (3 days ago)

How much does that X-ray cost? New Hampshire will say, but Florida won't
MiamiHerald.com
When Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield became embroiled in a contract dispute with Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire in 2010, its negotiators came to the table armed with a new weapon: public data showing the hospital was one of the most expensive in the ...

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Posted on Aug 31, 2014 (20 days ago)

Florida Times-Union

Hightower retires from Florida Blue but still eyes community, civic roles
Florida Times-Union
That also goes for former Mayor Delaney, now president of the University of North Florida. “He has been hugely influential in local government and really in state government,” Delaney said. “Mike never asked for anything. Blue Cross never asked for a ...

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Posted on Sep 19, 2014 (2 days ago)

125 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs | 2014
Becker's Hospital Review
... orthopedic research and treat professional athletes. Many of these hospitals have earned recognition for orthopedic excellence from U.S. News & World Report, Healthgrades, CareChex and Blue Cross Blue Shield. To devise this list, ... The Center for ...


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Posted on Sep 18, 2014 (3 days ago)

Analysis Finds WellPoint, Blues Plans Captured Largest Market Shares in 2014
Bloomberg BNA
11 — In 12 of 15 Affordable Care Act marketplaces where complete data on market share are available, WellPoint or independent Blue Cross Blue Shield plans captured the greatest percentage of customers in 2014, according to an analysis released Sept ...


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