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From Health Plan Week - Blues plans in many states will continue to offer individual policies on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchanges, but high-profile state withdrawals by insurers such as Anthem, Inc. and Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield will limit the overall Blues footprint on the individual market for 2018. But looking ahead, Blues plans may see renewed growth in the individual segment if President Trump’s Oct. 12 executive order leads to more short-term individual policies and expanded association plans *(HPW 10/23/17, p. Read more

From Health Plan Week - Two senators are pushing America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) to intervene in claims issues following the Oct. 1 Las Vegas shooting, which left 59 dead and more than 500 injured. But the request is difficult to comply with and somewhat out of the norm when it comes to claims practices following a disaster, says one insider. Chantel Sheaks, a director at PwC… Read more

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