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Chicago Tribune
Trump's suburban Chicago fundraiser back onCare Act or go without coverage. Soon, they will have another option: Joining
Trump's suburban Chicago fundraiser back on
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 minutes ago
Care Act or go without coverage. Soon, they will have another option: Joining a plan the city put together with Blue Cross-Blue Shield. The city recently explained the plan to the boards of all four city pension funds, which all agreed to give... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Hands off our Medicareemployee, I have no idea how �All Payer� would now control my Medicare program,
Hands off our Medicare
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
employee, I have no idea how �All Payer� would now control my Medicare program, or for that matter, the federal Blue Cross/Blue Shield program that I am enrolled in and pay for. In spite of all the major unknowns to Vermonters on Medicare,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Health networks, insurers join forcesno question about it." Also last month, Lehigh Valley Health Network reached a
Health networks, insurers join forces
The Morning Call / Posted 5 hours ago
no question about it." Also last month, Lehigh Valley Health Network reached a similar agreement with insurer Highmark Blue Shield. "As an insurance company, we're data rich," while LVHN doctors have "clinical experience," said Highmark Vice... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Indian-American doctor charged with $9.5-mn healthcare fraudpurpose in July 2012 and with one count of conspiring to execute a healthcare f
Indian-American doctor charged with $9.5-mn healthcare fraud
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
purpose in July 2012 and with one count of conspiring to execute a healthcare fraud scheme against Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. According to the justice department, Aggarwal surrendered his medical license in 2013, along with... Read more
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The Morning Call
Scene: Cetronia Golf Classic raises $15,000Golf Club, Vinart Dealerships, ET&T, Value Creative Initiatives, Cyan Sky, Emba
Scene: Cetronia Golf Classic raises $15,000
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Golf Club, Vinart Dealerships, ET&T, Value Creative Initiatives, Cyan Sky, Embassy Bank, Sacred Heart Hospital, Highmark Blue Shield, and Advanced Recovery Systems. Cetronia's Wiersch said: "I cannot thank the sponsors and participants enough... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Judge lets woman out of health plan after doctor, hospital drop contracta lot less time analyzing their choices on the Marketplace Exchange — because t
Judge lets woman out of health plan after doctor, hospital drop contract
Payson Roundup / Posted yesterday
a lot less time analyzing their choices on the Marketplace Exchange — because there will be only one choice — Blue Cross Blue Shield. In a press release, BCBSAZ announced it will offer up to five different individual and family plans. Yet with... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Getting those checkups before end of yearthere was a suspicion of osteoporosis (I haven’t heard back yet on that test).
Getting those checkups before end of year
Payson Roundup / Posted yesterday
there was a suspicion of osteoporosis (I haven’t heard back yet on that test). To top it all off, a nurse from Blue Cross/Blue Shield called wanting to have an update on all the tests, and wanting a read-out of my A1C (I’m not telling what it was,... Read more
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dna
Indian-American doctor charged with Rs 63 crore fraudpurpose in July 2012 and with one count of conspiring to execute a health care
Indian-American doctor charged with Rs 63 crore fraud
dna / Posted yesterday
purpose in July 2012 and with one count of conspiring to execute a health care fraud scheme against Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. According to the Justice Department, Aggarwal surrendered his medical license in 2013, along with... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
CARTI's financial woes get appraisala number of one-time events," Burford said. In addition, CARTI had payer-contr
CARTI's financial woes get appraisal
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
a number of one-time events," Burford said. In addition, CARTI had payer-contract problems with Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Caremark, a division of CVS Pharmacy, Fitch said. The problem with Blue Cross and Caremark is an ongoing... Read more
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ABC Montana
Montana insurer to shut down in 2017another health plan beginning next month. In 2012, New West sold its 10,600 ho
Montana insurer to shut down in 2017
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
another health plan beginning next month. In 2012, New West sold its 10,600 hospital employee policies to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana and its commercial health insurance business to PacificSource. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Montana insurer to shut down in 2017another health plan beginning next month. In 2012, New West sold its 10,600 ho
Montana insurer to shut down in 2017
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
another health plan beginning next month. In 2012, New West sold its 10,600 hospital employee policies to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana and its commercial health insurance business to PacificSource. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Montana insurer to shut down in 2017and Billings. Policyholders can choose another health plan beginning next mont
Montana insurer to shut down in 2017
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
and Billings. Policyholders can choose another health plan beginning next month. In 2012, New West sold its 10,600 hospital employee policies to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana and its commercial health insurance business to Pacific... Read more
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The Hill
Blue Cross of Nebraska dropping out of ObamaCare marketBlue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska announced Friday that is pulling out of the
Blue Cross of Nebraska dropping out of ObamaCare market
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska announced Friday that is pulling out of the ObamaCare marketplace in the state, becoming the latest insurer to cite financial losses when reducing participation in the healthcare law. The move is especially... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska leaving ACA marketplaceBlue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska announced Friday that it is leaving the fede
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska leaving ACA marketplace
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska announced Friday that it is leaving the federal government's public Health Insurance Marketplace effective Jan. 1, 2017. The decision will only affect certain individual health plans, not Medicare supplement or... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama pain doctor who topped national list of narcotics prescribers will serve 15 years in prisontreated his medical license like a license to deal opiate drugs," Vance said. "
Alabama pain doctor who topped national list of narcotics prescribers will serve 15 years in prison
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
treated his medical license like a license to deal opiate drugs," Vance said. "He also defrauded Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of more than $9 million dollars by performing drug tests he never used to treat his patients. Thanks to this... Read more
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Providence Business News
Michele Lederberg, executive vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer at
Michele Lederberg
Providence Business News / Posted 2 days ago
, executive vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, joined the insurance provider 17 years ago as a health care attorney. Her areas of oversight include legal... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
On insurance, port will save some, spend sometaking a closer look at cutting insurance costs. The board also renewed its he
On insurance, port will save some, spend some
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 3 days ago
taking a closer look at cutting insurance costs. The board also renewed its health insurance policy with Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield for $113,379, which represents an 11.9 percent increase. Like the liability insurance policy, Traina said they... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Health insurance rates to rise for Washburn employeesof administration and treasurer, told board members “extensive meetings” he’s h
Health insurance rates to rise for Washburn employees
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
of administration and treasurer, told board members “extensive meetings” he’s had with representatives of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas in the past month revealed Washburn’s insurance utilization rates are expected to increase by 10... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Blue Cross to keep selling Obamacare policies across NCpolicies created by the federal Affordable Care Act despite what the company de
Blue Cross to keep selling Obamacare policies across NC
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
policies created by the federal Affordable Care Act despite what the company describes as whopping losses. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina said Thursday it will continue offering the "Obamacare" plans in all 100 North Carolina... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Blue Cross to keep selling Obamacare policies across NC despite lossespolicies created by the federal Affordable Care Act despite what the company de
Blue Cross to keep selling Obamacare policies across NC despite losses
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
policies created by the federal Affordable Care Act despite what the company describes as whopping losses. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina said Thursday it will continue offering the “Obamacare” plans in all 100 North Carolina... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Blue Cross to keep selling Obamacare policies across NCpolicies created by the federal Affordable Care Act despite what the company de
Blue Cross to keep selling Obamacare policies across NC
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
policies created by the federal Affordable Care Act despite what the company describes as whopping losses. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina said Thursday it will continue offering the "Obamacare" plans in all 100 North Carolina... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Blue Cross to keep selling Obamacare policies across NCpolicies created by the federal Affordable Care Act despite what the company de
Blue Cross to keep selling Obamacare policies across NC
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
policies created by the federal Affordable Care Act despite what the company describes as whopping losses. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina said Thursday it will continue offering the "Obamacare" plans in all 100 North Carolina... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Fact Check: Sen. John McCain correct on number of Arizona 'Obamacare' insurerspassage in the U.S. Senate. Obama signed it into law in 2010. McCain made thi
Fact Check: Sen. John McCain correct on number of Arizona 'Obamacare' insurers
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
passage in the U.S. Senate. Obama signed it into law in 2010. McCain made this statement on Twitter, following Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s announcement that it would offer coverage to Pinal County residents through the ACA health exchange... Read more
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The News & Observer
Blue Cross plans to offer ACA plans in all 100 NC counties in 2017Blue Cross and Blue Shield, North Carolina’s largest health insurer, said Thurs
Blue Cross plans to offer ACA plans in all 100 NC counties in 2017
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
Blue Cross and Blue Shield, North Carolina’s largest health insurer, said Thursday morning that it plans to continue offering individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act in all 100 counties of the state in 2017. The announcement guarantees... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Trustees hear presentation from nonprofitthe board approved the following: √ a resolution to renew the township’s healt
Trustees hear presentation from nonprofit
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 3 days ago
the board approved the following: √ a resolution to renew the township’s health care benefits with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield; √ a motion to send firefighter Kinsey Mumaw to paramedic school through Cleveland Clinic Akron General for... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Harrison Co. teachers receive professional cooking lessonsand bring that back into our classrooms to improve the lives of our children."
Harrison Co. teachers receive professional cooking lessons
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
and bring that back into our classrooms to improve the lives of our children." MGCCC received a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield to fund the cooking program. The first class was held on Sept. 12 and the last class is Sept. 28, but the... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Honorees for 2016 Vulcan Awards announcedorganizations better serve vulnerable populations. Budhwani has worked domestic
Honorees for 2016 Vulcan Awards announced
The Birmingham Times / Posted 4 days ago
organizations better serve vulnerable populations. Budhwani has worked domestically, most recently with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama and its subsidiary, Cahaba Safeguard Administrators, as senior statistician evaluating health outcomes... Read more
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The Davison Index
September 22, 2016by purchasing from smaller growers to help them build their business. Grant fun
September 22, 2016
The Davison Index / Posted 4 days ago
by purchasing from smaller growers to help them build their business. Grant funding for Flint Fresh Mobile Market came from Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Community Foundation’s Flint Child Health and Development Fund, and the Tides Foundation.... Read more
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The Burton View
September 22, 2016by purchasing from smaller growers to help them build their business. Grant fun
September 22, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 4 days ago
by purchasing from smaller growers to help them build their business. Grant funding for Flint Fresh Mobile Market came from Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Community Foundation’s Flint Child Health and Development Fund, and the Tides Foundation.... Read more
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Swartz Creek View
September 22, 2016by purchasing from smaller growers to help them build their business. Grant fun
September 22, 2016
Swartz Creek View / Posted 4 days ago
by purchasing from smaller growers to help them build their business. Grant funding for Flint Fresh Mobile Market came from Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Community Foundation’s Flint Child Health and Development Fund, and the Tides Foundation.... Read more
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Flint Township View
September 22, 2016by purchasing from smaller growers to help them build their business. Grant fun
September 22, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 4 days ago
by purchasing from smaller growers to help them build their business. Grant funding for Flint Fresh Mobile Market came from Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Community Foundation’s Flint Child Health and Development Fund, and the Tides Foundation.... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Harrison Co. teachers receive professional cooking lessonsand bring that back into our classrooms to improve the lives of our children."
Harrison Co. teachers receive professional cooking lessons
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
and bring that back into our classrooms to improve the lives of our children." MGCCC received a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield to fund the cooking program. The first class was held on Sept. 12 and the last class is Sept. 28, but the... Read more
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Providence Business News
Two Tufts health plans given 5-star ratings by NCQAMedicaid plans. Each of the following companies received 4.5 stars in the priv
Two Tufts health plans given 5-star ratings by NCQA
Providence Business News / Posted 4 days ago
Medicaid plans. Each of the following companies received 4.5 stars in the private commercial category: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (PPO), UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company (PPO) and United Healthcare Services Inc.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
OBITUARY: Capturing glimpses was Little Rock photographer Dixie Knight's giftU.S. House member who represented the 2nd Congressional District for seven term
OBITUARY: Capturing glimpses was Little Rock photographer Dixie Knight's gift
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. House member who represented the 2nd Congressional District for seven terms, is medical director at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Arkansas. In Snyder's office is a photo of her oldest child, Penn, her triplets, and their bikes. "The boys... Read more
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Providence Business News
BLue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Body Composition ScreeningTo help individuals better determine if they are leading a healthy lifestyle, B
BLue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Body Composition Screening
Providence Business News / Posted 5 days ago
To help individuals better determine if they are leading a healthy lifestyle, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is offering a free body composition screening. Body composition is the ratio of lean body mass to fat body mass. Those... Read more
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Providence Business News
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Medicare 101 educational sessionsinformation available on Medicare? Confused about which options are right for y
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Medicare 101 educational sessions
Providence Business News / Posted 5 days ago
information available on Medicare? Confused about which options are right for you? Join Marianne Whalen from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island for Medicare 101 for a refresher on how Medicare works. Sort through the alphabet soup of Parts A... Read more
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Providence Business News
South County Hospital orthopedic surgeon using robotic-assisted technology to perform full knee replacementssurgery, Marchand said. Given South County Hospital’s proven experience in hip
South County Hospital orthopedic surgeon using robotic-assisted technology to perform full knee replacements
Providence Business News / Posted 5 days ago
surgery, Marchand said. Given South County Hospital’s proven experience in hip and knee surgeries, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has recognized the facility as a Blue Distinction Centers+ hospital for hip and knee... Read more
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NJ Biz
Most physicians say OMNIA plan had no effect on them; blame insurers for rising health costsThe OMNIA health plan, which was rolled out by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield o
Most physicians say OMNIA plan had no effect on them; blame insurers for rising health costs
NJ Biz / Posted 5 days ago
The OMNIA health plan, which was rolled out by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to an onslaught of controversy last year, has had no effect on a majority of physician practices in the state. That is according to the 2016 Health Care... Read more
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The Hill
Meet the insurer making money from ObamaCarehealthcare experts have noticed that more companies are choosing to offer narro
Meet the insurer making money from ObamaCare
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
healthcare experts have noticed that more companies are choosing to offer narrow plans. For example, Blue Cross Blue Shield has pulled some of its PPO options off the market in Texas and Minnesota this year, but it is still offering... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
New chamber military council to emphasize appreciation, awarenessthese launch efforts of the Military Relations Council are PTMW, Westar Energy,
New chamber military council to emphasize appreciation, awareness
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
these launch efforts of the Military Relations Council are PTMW, Westar Energy, Advisors Excel, The Home Depot, Mars Chocolate North America, Blue cross Blue Shield of Kansas, Architect One and Target. Contact Morgan Chilson at (78... Read more
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FOX Business
What You Need To Know About Medicaresign up for the traditional government-provided original Medicare coverage. Pri
What You Need To Know About Medicare
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
sign up for the traditional government-provided original Medicare coverage. Private insurance companies such as Blue Cross Blue Shield and UnitedHealth Groupnow offer "Medicare Advantage" plans, which are sometimes referred to as "Part C." They... Read more
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FOX Business
What You Need To Know About Medicaresign up for the traditional government-provided original Medicare coverage. Pri
What You Need To Know About Medicare
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
sign up for the traditional government-provided original Medicare coverage. Private insurance companies such as Blue Cross Blue Shield and UnitedHealth Groupnow offer "Medicare Advantage" plans, which are sometimes referred to as "Part C." They... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Lamar Alexander pushes for Obamacare alternativesnecessary to keep it in business. Cigna was given permission to boost its rate
Lamar Alexander pushes for Obamacare alternatives
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
necessary to keep it in business. Cigna was given permission to boost its rates an average 46.3 percent. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee was granted an average 62 percent increase. The problem stretches far beyond Tennessee, Alexander... Read more
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Providence Business News
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Body Mass Index Screening To help individuals better determine if they are leading a healthy lifestyle,
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Body Mass Index Screening
Providence Business News / Posted 7 days ago
To help individuals better determine if they are leading a healthy lifestyle, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) is offering a free body mass index (BMI) screenings.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit Lions cheerleaders make debut at home openerformer professional cheerleader. Most have dance or cheerleading backgrounds; t
Detroit Lions cheerleaders make debut at home opener
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
former professional cheerleader. Most have dance or cheerleading backgrounds; they have day jobs ranging from a Blue Cross Blue Shield account manager to a Beyonce backup dancer. Contact Zlati Meyer: 313-223-4439 or zmeyer@freepress.com. Follow... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Alexander, Senate Republicans searching for more options to Obamacarenecessary to keep it in business. Cigna was given permission to boost its rate
Alexander, Senate Republicans searching for more options to Obamacare
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 7 days ago
necessary to keep it in business. Cigna was given permission to boost its rates an average 46.3 percent. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Tennessee was granted an average 62 percent increase. The problem stretches far beyond Tennessee, Alexander... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for Sept. 18, 2016Hershey Company, Stachowiak served as audit manager for Coopers & Lybrand (now
Moving Up for Sept. 18, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
Hershey Company, Stachowiak served as audit manager for Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) and worked as an accountant at Highmark Blue Shield. Stachowiak holds a bachelor of business administration from Penn State, and is a CPA, certified fraud examiner,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Medical board charges well-known pediatrician with negligencebut if Sears gets placed on probation, "that's quite an economic punishment." S
Medical board charges well-known pediatrician with negligence
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
but if Sears gets placed on probation, "that's quite an economic punishment." Some larger HMOs, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, will exclude doctors during a term of probation. "The biggest weapon we have is to take away someone's medical... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Medical board charges well-known pediatrician with negligencebut if Sears gets placed on probation, "that's quite an economic punishment." S
Medical board charges well-known pediatrician with negligence
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 8 days ago
but if Sears gets placed on probation, "that's quite an economic punishment." Some larger HMOs, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, will exclude doctors during a term of probation. "The biggest weapon we have is to take away someone's medical... Read more
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News 8000
Medical board charges well-known pediatrician with negligencebut if Sears gets placed on probation, "that's quite an economic punishment." S
Medical board charges well-known pediatrician with negligence
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
but if Sears gets placed on probation, "that's quite an economic punishment." Some larger HMOs, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, will exclude doctors during a term of probation. "The biggest weapon we have is to take away someone's medical... Read more
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