Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield As·so·ci·a·tion

(blū kraws blū shēld ă-sō'sē-ā'shŭn)
A national U.S. agency that represents the Blue Cross Blue Shield health plans. This body helps maintain the HCPCS level II codes.
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, with headquarters in the St.
He serves on the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association's Affordable Care Act impleentation task force.
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield actively recruits prior military members and veterans, many of which are disabled.
In total, Blue Cross and Blue Shield provides healthcare coverage for about 105 million people, which works out to about one in three Americans.
"The Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, which are independent, community-based and locally operated, provide local solutions that improve access to affordable, quality health care.
State employees residing in Boone, Christian, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Fulton, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, Logan, Macoupin, Madison, Marshall, McHenry, Menard, Monroe, Morgan, Ogle, Peoria, Randolph, Saint Clair, Sangamon, Tazewell, Will, Winnebago and Woodford county have the option to select a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois HMO or Blue Advantage HMO plan in their area, and remain with their primary care physician.
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).
"We believe that in order to get health care costs under control, respond to consumer needs, and reshape health care delivery for the future, that new care models are critical," said Pat Geraghty, president and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) are using the real-time patient liability and point-of-service claims adjudication software, Provider POS Direct, from TriZetto Group Inc.
The number of people enrolling in consumer-directed health plans has increased 25% from last year, according to a survey of nearly 2,800 private insurance enrollees by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) reported that there was a flurry of new laws introduced around the country last year and the beginning of 2007--all aimed at providing affordable, quality coverage.
The session, called "The Role of Information Technology in Creating a New Health Care System," was sponsored by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
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