makes After after-shave and sells it in a blue-gray bottle with a black top.
The medical director of BC/BS testified that he denied coverage on the basis of the national Blue Cross
and Blue Shield Association's December 1988 Uniform Medical Policy Memorandum that concluded that HDCT-ABMT is experimental.
The complaint explains that California law prohibits Blue Cross
from retroactively denying payment after the services have been provided in good faith.
Business owners were asking for a plan that featured richer benefits,'' said Brian Sassi, general manager of small-group services for Blue Cross
is the largest health plan in the state serving more than 2.
1 between Hospital Corporation of America and Blue Cross
of California, affecting subscribers of its Prudent Buyer (PPO), CaliforniaCare (HMO) and Point of Service programs.
Partners include Blue Cross
and Blue Shield of Illinois, Blue Cross
and Blue Shield of Texas, Health Net of Arizona, and UnitedHealth Group.
We are satisfied with the contract and are pleased that we will be able to continue to serve Blue Cross
patients without any disruption in their care at our hospitals,'' said Lori Aldrete, CHW's vice president of corporate communications in San Francisco.
This phase of the expansion will include physician practices that use athenahealth, with its revenue cycle management solution, and Blue Cross
and Blue Shield of Florida, Humana's partner in Availity.
Newhall Memorial has given notice to terminate its agreement with Blue Cross
effective April 7, but hospital officials are continuing to negotiate for a new agreement with higher reimbursement rates - now less than what Medicare and Medi-Cal programs pay, a spokeswoman said.
CHICAGO -- Blue Cross
and Blue Shield of Illinois announced today that it will offer Medicare beneficiaries several new options for Medicare Part D prescription drug plans, including a new plan that provides benefits in the coverage gap, or "doughnut hole.
Thousands of Antelope Valley residents must switch hospitals or pay more money for treatment since Antelope Valley Hospital ended its contract with Blue Cross