Blue Cross-Blue Shield

Blue Cross-Blue Shield

(BCBS) (blū kraws blū shēld)
Blue Cross, covering hospital care, and Blue Shield, covering physician's services, is a national U.S. health care benefit company.
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WellPoint, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross-Blue Shield Association, is the largest publicly traded commercial health benefits company in terms of membership.
There's Blue Cross-Blue Shield plan for your employee group.
The chapter thanks all the 2002 Sponsors, including Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, National Pork Board, Wellmark Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Iowa, Iowa Beef Industry Council, Iowa Turkey Federation, Iowa Pork Producers Association, Iowa Sheep Industry Association, Zimmerman, Laurent and Richardson, Inc., Successful Farming, McCormick Advertising, Meyocks and Priebe Advertising, Porter and Associates and Eastern Iowa DMA.
The survey was sent to all 73 Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans in the United States, based on the listing in the Blue Cross-Blue Shield Association Winter 1993 Directory.
(3.) Blue Cross-Blue Shield Association Winter 1993 Directory (Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association, Washington, D.C., 1993).
Explanation: In 1984, Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Wisconsin denied coverage for an IVF procedure on the basis that it was experimental.
Significance: The sole reliance of Blue Cross-Blue Shield on its own advisory bodies was questioned by the Court of Appeal.
A 3-month stoppage involving Blue Cross-Blue Shield operations in various Michigan locations ended when four United Auto Workers local unions agreed to a 3-year master contract.
There's a Blue Cross-Blue Shield plan for your employee group.

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