Blue Cross


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Blue Cross

Managed care A not-for-profit US bureaucracy involved in hospital reimbursement. Cf Blue Shield.

Blue Cross

A nonprofit medical care insurer in the U.S. The insurance is mostly for hospital services.
See: Blue Shield
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North Carolina Blue, Durham, N.C., and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, Chicago, deny in court documents filed late Monday that their business practices violate federal anti-trust laws.
THE Blue Cross is the latest animal charity to pay tribute to the Sir Peter O'Sullevan Charitable Trust after receiving a pounds 50,000 donation to support its work.
BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD of Florida has named PATRICK J.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois can assist state employees as they look for network providers and options during their open enrollment period.
In February Blue Cross announced that it was immediately raising premiums charged to hundreds of thousands of individual customers by as much as 39%.
A California jury has ordered Anthem Blue Cross of California to cover the cost of a liver transplant a Los Angeles man opted to receive in Indiana after the insurance company informed him they would only cover the life-saving transplant if it was performed at a transplant center in its centers of excellence network.
In a breakthrough victory for autism advocates, Blue Cross Blue shield of Michigan agreed June 17 to reimburse about 100 families of children with autism for early-intervention treatments the insurer once deemed "experimental."
WASHINGTON -- Generic drug use among Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan members increased 8 percentage points from 2007 to last year, according to the national Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA).
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) and American Well(TM) have signed a formal agreement to bring American Well's Online Care to Minnesota.
The California Department of Insurance has reached an agreement with Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company to offer new health coverage to more than 2,300 consumers whose policies were rescinded between Jan.
Claims for "never events"--medical errors that should never happen--will no longer be paid for by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, signaling progress towards consumer empowerment.
Dear Editor, I am writing as a supporter of Britain's pet charity, The Blue Cross, to invite you pop the kettle on and take part in a nationwide tea party to help needy pets.

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