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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"The results of the market conduct examination report of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota made it clear that some important changes need to be made to the way they do business," Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread said in the department's announcement.
Not resting on its laurels, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts' Supplier Diversity Program is positioned to have a greater impact in 2019.
A Blue Cross Blue Shield Association report reveals branded drug prices also continue to rise.
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Treating Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi customers as "in-network" patients will put pressure on Health Management Associates' fiscal health and is a policy HMA executives are unsure they can maintain for long, said Kace Ragan, Mississippi spokeswoman for the publicly-traded, for-profit hospital chain based in Naples, Fla.
Blue Cross Blue Shield's "Be Covered Texas" initiative aims to draw as many of the 6 million uninsured Texans as possible into a one-size-fits-all federal health insurance exchange, an Orbitz-style website where they can determine if they qualify for subsidized insurance or purchase private plans ahead of the 2014 deadline to carry insurance.
30 August 2012 - US health insurance company Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Inc and hospital services providers Banner Health have agreed to set up a 50/50 joint venture that will offer medical services to Medicare programme beneficiaries in Arizona, the pair said in a joint statement.
The group also includes Regence Blue Shield in Washington, Regence Blue Shield of Idaho and Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah.
Unfortunately, Blue Cross Blue Shield was not as cooperative.
Madison comes to the position after serving both as executive director of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation on Health Care and managing director of health services for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan now is covering Prilosec OTC for heartburn and acid reflux disease, reflecting increasing attention from insurers to over-the-counter drugs as vehicles for savings.
will partner with the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and Blue Cross Blue Shield to create a research center to focus on "improving the health care delivery system with the use of information technology."
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