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Provides competitive intelligence on the major players in U.S. health insurance. The book contains reliable information on Blues plan products, market strategies, acquisitions and alliances, and features financial projections and hard-to-find data on revenues, earnings, enrollment and medical loss ratios.
From the publishers of the successful monthly newsletter The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans,* comes the completely updated competitive intelligence resource, The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans: 2012.* It contains 12 information-packed chapters, with facts, trends and data about:
Whether you count Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans as partners or competitors, The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans contains reliable information on Blues’ products, market strategies, acquisitions and alliances. It includes financial projections and hard-to-find data on executive compensation, revenues, earnings and enrollment, plus insight into premium trends, rate hike proposals, and more. You can use this information to gain an understanding of Blues plans’ market strategies, operational tactics and cost-containment techniques.
This unique resource is the only place you can find reliable data on Blues’ history, function and structure, along with:
*The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans: 2012 and The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans are published independently by AIS. They are not affiliated with or sponsored, endorsed or approved by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association or any of the independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.
CD Version Available for Easy Data Manipulation and Fast Searching! The CD version of The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans: 2012 is packed with data and analysis not contained in the print version such as previous year data, to allow for year-over-year comparison for many enrollment and financial data points. It includes all the data in Excel spreadsheets, so you can easily create your own analyses, as well as directory contact information, and a complete user-friendly PDF version of the book for fast searching. Plus, all CD purchasers receive a free copy of the print version!
Chapter 1. What Is a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plan?
Chapter 2. Corporate Leadership, Structure and Events
Chapter 3. Enrollment Statistics and Market Share
Chapter 4. Financial Performance of BCBS Companies
Chapter 5. Health Care Reform and Regulatory Survival Strategies
Chapter 6. Premiums and Rate-Setting Issues
Chapter 7. Product Offerings and Contracts in Specific Markets
Chapter 8. Provider Relations, Fees and Conflicts
Chapter 9. Coverage Issues and Specialty Benefits
Chapter 10. Wellness, Prevention and Disease Management Programs
Chapter 11. Information Technology and Claims-Processing Issues
Chapter 12. Directory of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans
The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans is written and edited by the editorial staff of Atlantic Information Services.
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