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Source:   PRNewswire
Posted on Nov 15, 2018 (29 days ago)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results  PRNewswire

BOSTON, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross), Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts HMO Blue, ...


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Source:   PRNewswire
Posted on Nov 29, 2018 (15 days ago)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Receives Platinum Award For Mobile Strategy From eHealthcare Leadership  PRNewswire

BOSTON, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) has received the highest honor - a Platinum award - from ...


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Source:   PRNewswire
Posted on Nov 19, 2018 (25 days ago)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expands Medicare Network to Include Iora Health  PRNewswire

BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) announced today an expansion of its Medicare provider ...


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Source:   TheFix.com
Posted today (19 hours ago)
Inadequate Mental Health Treatment Hinders Massachusetts Residents  TheFix.com

Only about 50% of Massachusetts mental health providers accept payment from the state and federal Medicaid program. Private insurance isn't much better.


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Source:   MassLive.com
Posted on Dec 10, 2018 (3 days ago)
Massachusetts residents struggle to access mental health care, study finds  MassLive.com

Audrey Shelto is president of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. The foundation released a new study on access to mental health care.


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Source:   Lowell Sun
Posted on Dec 12, 2018 (2 days ago)
Survey: Mass. residents have trouble accessing behavioral health care  Lowell Sun

BOSTON -- Most adults who sought care for mental health or substance use disorders in Massachusetts in the last year had trouble obtaining that care, ...


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Posted on Dec 12, 2018 (2 days ago)
Patient Access to Mental Health and SUD Care Lags in Massachusetts  PatientEngagementHIT.com

December 12, 2018 - Patient access to mental health (MH) and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment leaves something to be desired for Massachusetts ...


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Posted on Dec 11, 2018 (3 days ago)
Mass. residents having trouble accessing behavioral health care, survey shows  Worcester Business Journal

Most adults who sought care for mental health or substance use disorders in Massachusetts in the last year had trouble obtaining that care.


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Source:   The Salem News
Posted on Dec 9, 2018 (4 days ago)
Number of uninsured kids rising in Massachusetts  The Salem News

BOSTON — The number of children without health insurance is rising in Massachusetts for the first time in years, according to a report that blames divisive ...


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Source:   Law360
Posted on Dec 7, 2018 (6 days ago)
BCBS Mass. Gets Wilderness Therapy Coverage Row Trimmed  Law360

A Massachusetts federal judge has agreed to trim a proposed class action against Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts accusing the insurer of wrongly ...


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Source:   MassLive.com
Posted yesterday.
Aetna pays penalty, takes steps to improve access to mental health care in Massachusetts  MassLive.com

Aetna agreed to pay $75000 and take steps to make it easier for members to access behavioral health care under a settlement reached with Massachusetts ...


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Source:   Lexology
Posted on Dec 10, 2018 (4 days ago)
A Recent Development on Wilderness Therapy Treatment  Lexology

In the past few years, nearly a dozen proposed class actions have challenged health plans' alleged failure to cover wilderness therapy as a means of treatment ...


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Source:   Politico
Posted on Dec 11, 2018 (3 days ago)
COLUMBIA GAS in Beacon Hill HOT SEAT — WALSH wants fairness in POT BIZ — PATRICK on BETO O'ROURKE  Politico

GOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. COLUMBIA GAS BACK IN THE HOT SEAT — Columbia Gas CEO and President Steve Bryant is back in the hot seat ...


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Source:   OPEN MINDS
Posted on Nov 26, 2018 (18 days ago)
Class Action Suit Alleges BCBS Of Massachusetts Improperly Denied Residential Mental Health Claims  OPEN MINDS

On October 31, 2018, a group of people covered under a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) employer-sponsored health plan sued the insurer ...


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Source:   CNBC
Posted on Nov 19, 2018 (25 days ago)
The health care venture from Amazon, Berkshire and JP Morgan just hired its first female exec, and she comes from a big insurance company  CNBC

The joint health care venture by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan has hired a well-known health insurance exec who specializes in analyzing data ...


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Source:   Worcester Telegram
Posted on Nov 15, 2018 (29 days ago)
Mass. health insurers post profits in third quarter  Worcester Telegram

The biggest Massachusetts-based health insurers posted third-quarter profits Thursday that were up significantly over the same period a year ago.Blue Cross ...


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Source:   WAMC
Posted on Nov 30, 2018 (14 days ago)
Healthcare Enrollment Efforts Continue Before Massachusetts' January Deadline  WAMC

Time is running short for Massachusetts residents to enroll in health insurance plans for next year. Two key health care enrollment dates are coming up soon.


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Source:   MedCity News
Posted today (17 hours ago)
Here is MassChallenge's 2019 healthtech cohort  MedCity News

MassChallenge, a global network of nonprofit startup accelerators, has chosen 30 companies for its 2019 cohort of top digital health companies. Participants in ...


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Posted on Nov 19, 2018 (25 days ago)
State's biggest insurers post healthy earnings despite market uncertainty  Boston Business Journal

Massachusetts health insurers reported promising earnings in the third quarter of 2018, which ended in September, despite lingering market uncertainty.


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Source:   OPEN MINDS
Posted on Dec 10, 2018 (3 days ago)
Five Keys To 'Partnering' With Health Plans On Social Determinants  OPEN MINDS

The issue of “non-medical” factors on health care outcomes and health care spending continues to get attention. The reasons are obvious—social determinants ...


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Posted today (20 hours ago)
ACA enrollment drops by half a million  Healthcare Finance News

This year's open enrollment shows 500,000 fewer people signing up this year than last, as of December 8. During week 6 between December 2-8, 934,269 ...


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Source:   The Boston Globe
Posted on Nov 23, 2018 (21 days ago)
Working together, we can end the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts  The Boston Globe

Fighting the opioid epidemic will take the combined efforts of public and private institutions.


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Source:   MENAFN.COM
Posted on Nov 14, 2018 (30 days ago)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Expedites Access to Care for Members Affected by California Wildfires  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - PR Newswire) BOSTON, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As deadly wildfires continue to burn in California, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massach.


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