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Detroit Free Press
Canton-based doctor charged with 22 counts of medical frauddoctor has been charged in a 22-count medical fraud case involving allegations
Canton-based doctor charged with 22 counts of medical fraud
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 minutes ago
doctor has been charged in a 22-count medical fraud case involving allegations he billed Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield for services he didn’t provide. Charges against Dr. Bassel Altantawi, 45, of Farmington Hills were announced... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Prime completes purchase of Saint Michael’s Medical Center in NewarkPrime Healthcare Services, said in a prepared statement. Over the weekend, the
Prime completes purchase of Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted an hour ago
Prime Healthcare Services, said in a prepared statement. Over the weekend, the state’s largest insurer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, announced that it had reached an agreement with Prime that will keep St. Michael’s “in-network”... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Anti-tobacco campaign aims to educate Oklahoma elementary studentsmascot, a dragon that prides itself for being "cool" without smoking. Ashley H
Anti-tobacco campaign aims to educate Oklahoma elementary students
The Oklahoman / Posted 6 hours ago
mascot, a dragon that prides itself for being "cool" without smoking. Ashley Hudgeons, spokeswoman for BlueCross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, which sponsored the event, said the burden of dealing with health complications is too heavy for... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Supervisors approve employee health care benefitsHealth and Prescription Drug Benefit Plan The supervisors unanimously approved
Supervisors approve employee health care benefits
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 8 hours ago
Health and Prescription Drug Benefit Plan The supervisors unanimously approved a renewal with Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield to provide health coverage, administrative services and stop loss insurance coverage for the county employee health and... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Des Moines Metro Housing Market is on Firemarket booming in the Des Moines metro? “I think people are catching on. Natio
Des Moines Metro Housing Market is on Fire
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 11 hours ago
market booming in the Des Moines metro? “I think people are catching on. Nationwide, Wells Fargo, Wellmark, Blue Cross Blue Shield, all these employers are bringing people in. We’re seeing a big influx in that regard and people stay,” Nagle... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHe was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 hours ago
He was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But a recent report from Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association paints a statistical picture of its post-Affordable-Care-Act policyholders, and those statistics need... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHe was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 11 hours ago
He was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But a recent report from Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association paints a statistical picture of its post-Affordable-Care-Act policyholders, and those statistics need... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHe was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 11 hours ago
He was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But a recent report from Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association paints a statistical picture of its post-Affordable-Care-Act policyholders, and those statistics need... Read more
5 related stories
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHe was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 11 hours ago
He was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But a recent report from Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association paints a statistical picture of its post-Affordable-Care-Act policyholders, and those statistics need... Read more
5 related stories
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHe was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 11 hours ago
He was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But a recent report from Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association paints a statistical picture of its post-Affordable-Care-Act policyholders, and those statistics need... Read more
5 related stories
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KXXV Waco
Recent editorials from Texas newspapersHe was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But
Recent editorials from Texas newspapers
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 hours ago
He was 58. This page doesn't often use anecdotal tales to make its point. But a recent report from Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association paints a statistical picture of its post-Affordable-Care-Act policyholders, and those statistics need... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
USM Gulf Park hosts first 'Seaside Shuffle' to promote fitnesscampus' "Health is Golden" initiative. The campaign was launched in February wi
USM Gulf Park hosts first 'Seaside Shuffle' to promote fitness
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 hours ago
campus' "Health is Golden" initiative. The campaign was launched in February with a $196,800 grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation. "It's really about getting people active and living healthy lifestyles. So every... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Grand County feeling the health insurance pinchoffered de Vos an individual coverage plan were charging seemingly exorbitant s
Grand County feeling the health insurance pinch
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
offered de Vos an individual coverage plan were charging seemingly exorbitant sums. She ended up with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. “My insurance premiums went from $559 a month, for individual coverage of a healthy individual – no preexisting... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Canton Urgent Care doctor accused of health care fraudLANSING, Mich. - A doctor at Canton Urgent Care is facing 22 fraud charges for
Canton Urgent Care doctor accused of health care fraud
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 17 hours ago
LANSING, Mich. - A doctor at Canton Urgent Care is facing 22 fraud charges for allegedly billing Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield for services he didn't provide. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Tuesday announced the charges for Dr.... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
UnitedHealthcare dispute: Some new parents unsure of medical coverage for babiesas hospitals and doctors demand payment increases while health insurers seek to
UnitedHealthcare dispute: Some new parents unsure of medical coverage for babies
The Arizona Republic / Posted 22 hours ago
as hospitals and doctors demand payment increases while health insurers seek to rein in medical spending. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona last year nearly ended a contract with Tenet Healthcare's Abrazo Community Health Network in Phoenix... Read more
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NJ Biz
Prime officially owns St. Michael's; names new CEO for Newark hospitalreimbursement contracts, which are still pending, with the exception of the sta
Prime officially owns St. Michael's; names new CEO for Newark hospital
NJ Biz / Posted 23 hours ago
reimbursement contracts, which are still pending, with the exception of the state’s largest insurer, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. "Prime Healthcare looks forward to working with the physicians, nurses and employees at Saint... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Politics In Real Life: Rising Health Care Costs Weigh On Votersrates in her new area were much higher than they had been in Oklahoma City. She
Politics In Real Life: Rising Health Care Costs Weigh On Voters
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
rates in her new area were much higher than they had been in Oklahoma City. She bought a health plan from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma for $750 a month with a manageable deductible. Then last year Blue Cross eliminated that plan —... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Politics In Real Life: Rising Health Care Costs Weigh On Votersrates in her new area were much higher than they had been in Oklahoma City. She
Politics In Real Life: Rising Health Care Costs Weigh On Voters
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
rates in her new area were much higher than they had been in Oklahoma City. She bought a health plan from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma for $750 a month with a manageable deductible. Then last year Blue Cross eliminated that plan —... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Moda out of Alaska in 2017that it will not be participating in that market next year. The announcement b
Moda out of Alaska in 2017
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
that it will not be participating in that market next year. The announcement by Moda Health would leave Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield as the only company providing individual health insurance policies in the state as of Jan. 1. Moda said current... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Medi-Cal AIDS program is underfunded, advocates saystill here," she said. (Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a national health policy n
Medi-Cal AIDS program is underfunded, advocates say
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
still here," she said. (Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a national health policy news service. It is an editorially independent program of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Blue Shield of California Foundation helps fund KHN coverage in Californi... Read more
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Providence Business News
Making a difference globallystayed at the Department of Health and worked as a health policy analyst. In 1
Making a difference globally
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
stayed at the Department of Health and worked as a health policy analyst. In 1996, Marzilli made a jump to Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, where she was eventually promoted to a more senior role charged with creating and leading the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Obamacare To Unveil "Price Shock" One Week Before The Electionswe do agree with Politico is that "there are reasons to think the next round ma
Obamacare To Unveil "Price Shock" One Week Before The Elections
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
we do agree with Politico is that "there are reasons to think the next round may be different." Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, which dominate many state exchanges, saw profits plummet by 75 percent between 2013 and 2015, according to... Read more
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Alaska Public
Moda Health leaving Alaska individual health market in 2017it will be withdrawing from that market next year. Monday’s announcement by Mo
Moda Health leaving Alaska individual health market in 2017
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
it will be withdrawing from that market next year. Monday’s announcement by Moda Health would leave Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield as the only company providing individual health insurance policies in the state. High claim costs and a... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Wright College Students Can Now Get TranscriptsPatient Sues Insurance Company Over Proton Therapy A local cancer patient is s
Wright College Students Can Now Get Transcripts
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
Patient Sues Insurance Company Over Proton Therapy A local cancer patient is suing health insurance giant Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma. A local cancer patient is suing health insurance giant Blue Cross and Blue Shield of... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Moda Health leaving Alaska individual health market in 2017that it will not be participating in that market next year. The announcement b
Moda Health leaving Alaska individual health market in 2017
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
that it will not be participating in that market next year. The announcement by Moda Health would leave Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield as the only company providing individual health insurance policies in the state as of Jan. 1. Moda said current... Read more
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Boston Globe
Buy a designer mattress, do social goodstarters” and “discussion moderators” will include notables such as Community C
Buy a designer mattress, do social good
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
starters” and “discussion moderators” will include notables such as Community Catalyst COO Jacquie Anderson, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts CEO Andrew Dreyfus, Iora Health CEO Rushika Fernandopulle, Health Policy Commission executive... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Spring Games set Saturday at Hallthe athletes look forward to the friendship and encouragement they receive from
Spring Games set Saturday at Hall
Bureau County Republican / Posted yesterday
the athletes look forward to the friendship and encouragement they receive from the volunteers.” The Law Enforcement Torch Run, Illinois Knights of Columbus and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois are official partners of Special Olympics Illin... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Blue Cross to stop accepting credit cards for insurance paymentsIn the face of losses in the Affordable Care Act marketplace, Blue Cross and Bl
Blue Cross to stop accepting credit cards for insurance payments
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
In the face of losses in the Affordable Care Act marketplace, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois is looking for new ways to cut spending. Starting June 1, the Chicago-based health insurer will no longer accept credit cards as a form of payment... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Cancer patient sues insurer over proton therapy treatmentstherapy. Randy Farland and the Procure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City
Cancer patient sues insurer over proton therapy treatments
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
therapy. Randy Farland and the Procure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City filed the lawsuit against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma. It alleges the insurer has refused to cover proton beam therapy to treat Farland's cancer four times... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Cancer patient sues insurer over proton therapy treatmentstherapy. Randy Farland and the Procure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City
Cancer patient sues insurer over proton therapy treatments
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
therapy. Randy Farland and the Procure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City filed the lawsuit against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma. It alleges the insurer has refused to cover proton beam therapy to treat Farland's cancer four times... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Cancer patient sues insurer over proton therapy treatmentstherapy. Randy Farland and the Procure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City
Cancer patient sues insurer over proton therapy treatments
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted yesterday
therapy. Randy Farland and the Procure Proton Therapy Center in Oklahoma City filed the lawsuit against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma. It alleges the insurer has refused to cover proton beam therapy to treat Farland's cancer four times... Read more
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NJ.com
Horizon 'knowingly' underpaid patient claims, former exec charges in lawsuitAs part of a civil lawsuit alleging wage discrimination, a long-time Horizon Bl
Horizon 'knowingly' underpaid patient claims, former exec charges in lawsuit
NJ.com / Posted yesterday
As part of a civil lawsuit alleging wage discrimination, a long-time Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield executive who left the company last year alleges the insurance giant "knowingly and systematically" underpaid claims. Kim Dans, 50, of Farmingdale,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Voters face double digit health premium hikes weeks before electionit's hard to ignore the litany of insurer complaints. Last month, an analysis
Voters face double digit health premium hikes weeks before election
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
it's hard to ignore the litany of insurer complaints. Last month, an analysis of medical claims from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association concluded that insurers gained a sicker, more expensive patient population as a result of the law.... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City Health Insurance Costs Continue To Riseyears, health insurance costs have averaged to increase by 9.75 percent. He sai
City Health Insurance Costs Continue To Rise
The Post-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
years, health insurance costs have averaged to increase by 9.75 percent. He said the city's representative from Blue Cross Blue Shield said 2 percent of that increase is associated with the Affordable Care Act. There are 226 full-time city general... Read more
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Providence Business News
BCBSRI seeks applicants for day of servicePROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is now accepting applicat
BCBSRI seeks applicants for day of service
Providence Business News / Posted 2 days ago
PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is now accepting applications from local nonprofit organizations interested in participating in the company’s fifth annual day of service known as Blue across Rhode Island. Carolyn Belisle,... Read more
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FOX Business
She Oversaw Obamacare's Implementation. Now She Has a Chilling Forecast Regarding Its Future.different story when the data suggests this isn't just a UnitedHealth problem.
She Oversaw Obamacare's Implementation. Now She Has a Chilling Forecast Regarding Its Future.
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
different story when the data suggests this isn't just a UnitedHealth problem. A huge study released by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association recently analyzed the medical claims of millions of Obamacare and employer-based members and found... Read more
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FOX Business
She Oversaw Obamacare's Implementation. Now She Has a Chilling Forecast Regarding Its Future.different story when the data suggests this isn't just a UnitedHealth problem.
She Oversaw Obamacare's Implementation. Now She Has a Chilling Forecast Regarding Its Future.
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
different story when the data suggests this isn't just a UnitedHealth problem. A huge study released by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association recently analyzed the medical claims of millions of Obamacare and employer-based members and found... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
SRMC receives National Women’s Choice Award for Patient Safetyand their families. Recently, SRMC was also named a 2016 Blue Distinction Cent
SRMC receives National Women’s Choice Award for Patient Safety
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 3 days ago
and their families. Recently, SRMC was also named a 2016 Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) for demonstrating expertise in delivering high quality maternity care - safely, effectively and cost... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Drug Take Back Day provides opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted medicationpeople chose to hand over their unused medication to law enforcement so it can
Drug Take Back Day provides opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted medication
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
people chose to hand over their unused medication to law enforcement so it can be disposed of properly.Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana partnered with Louisiana State Police in Baton Rouge at Troop A headquarters from 10 a.m. until 2... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Drug Take Back Day provides opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted medicationpeople chose to hand over their unused medication to law enforcement so it can
Drug Take Back Day provides opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted medication
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
people chose to hand over their unused medication to law enforcement so it can be disposed of properly.Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana partnered with Louisiana State Police in Baton Rouge at Troop A headquarters from 10 a.m. until 2... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Drug Take Back Day provides opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted medicationpeople chose to hand over their unused medication to law enforcement so it can
Drug Take Back Day provides opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted medication
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 3 days ago
people chose to hand over their unused medication to law enforcement so it can be disposed of properly.Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana partnered with Louisiana State Police in Baton Rouge at Troop A headquarters from 10 a.m. until 2... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
UnitedHealthcare quit 30 state exchanges80,000 consumers in those counties could be left with only one option: plans of
UnitedHealthcare quit 30 state exchanges
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
80,000 consumers in those counties could be left with only one option: plans offered by Florida Blue, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield company. Two counties in Oklahoma — Oklahoma and Tulsa — which had about 60,000 enrolled on exchanges this year,... Read more
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NJ Biz
Prime, Horizon BCBSNJ agree to continue in-network coverage at St. MichaelsJust in the nick of time, Prime Healthcare and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield o
Prime, Horizon BCBSNJ agree to continue in-network coverage at St. Michaels
NJ Biz / Posted 3 days ago
Just in the nick of time, Prime Healthcare and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey announced they have reached an agreement to continue in-network coverage for patients at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark. The agreement arrives just... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Safety organization unveils Safe Kids Mobile Education Unitencourages everybody to come out." The Safe Kids Mobile Education Unit was a $
Safety organization unveils Safe Kids Mobile Education Unit
KOMU Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
encourages everybody to come out." The Safe Kids Mobile Education Unit was a $25,000 gift from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Missouri. Robertson said the van will travel to Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper and Howard counties to... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
NMC 2015 HighlightsNMC was recognized for expertise and efficiency in total knee and hip replaceme
NMC 2015 Highlights
The Newton Kansan / Posted 4 days ago
NMC was recognized for expertise and efficiency in total knee and hip replacement surgeries under Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas’ Blue Distinction® Specialty Care program. Kesa Easter was selected for the National Patient Safety... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Officials lay out challenges for Pittsfield budget for fiscal 2017estimated at $234.5 million. Frank and Kerwood said the new employee and retire
Officials lay out challenges for Pittsfield budget for fiscal 2017
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 4 days ago
estimated at $234.5 million. Frank and Kerwood said the new employee and retiree health insurance contract for Blue Cross Blue Shield coverage that began last July has, however, helped to control those costs. Kerwood said Friday that the city's... Read more
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The Mercury News
Owners of Concord firm charged with wage theft, tax fraud"prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct." Before working at the company
Owners of Concord firm charged with wage theft, tax fraud
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
"prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct." Before working at the company, she was hired in compliance positions at Blue Shield of California and Apple, according to her Linkedin page. The duo is slated to enter a plea on Monday morning in... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Feds charge doctor with fraudDr. Paul DeWeese, 60, of Holt, allegedly filed false information on insurance c
Feds charge doctor with fraud
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Dr. Paul DeWeese, 60, of Holt, allegedly filed false information on insurance claims to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) for patient nerve block injections amounting to $172,992 from April 2012 to March 2014. According to felony... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Bulletin Boardof Escanaba. Several guests will attend include Laurie Schmidt, employee benef
Bulletin Board
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
of Escanaba. Several guests will attend include Laurie Schmidt, employee benefits director and Orva Overton, Blue Cross-Blue Shield senior representative. Reservations for the luncheon may be made by calling Arlene Paulson at... Read more
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The Suburbanite
Springfield voters to see fire levy renewal with increased millageby the renewal with the increase.In other business:• A proposal from Ohio Insur
Springfield voters to see fire levy renewal with increased millage
The Suburbanite / Posted 4 days ago
by the renewal with the increase.In other business:• A proposal from Ohio Insurance Services for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield to renew vision coverage for eligible township employees was approved through Dec. 31, 2017. Plans in effect... Read more
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