The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

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Subscriptions include print and electronic issues

  • Frequency: monthly (12 issues/year)
  • Pages: 12
  • Format: Print and PDF versions
  • ISSN: 1542-4790
  • Pub Code: NBLU-11WEB

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The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

Published independently by Atlantic Information Services. 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.

Delivers timely news and insightful analysis of new products, market share, strategies, conversions, financing, profitability and strategic alliances of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, which are major players in every U.S. health insurance market. The 12-page monthly is must reading for plan managers and others who consider BCBS plans to be partners or competitors. A thoroughly objective publication, the newsletter is published independently by AIS and is 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.

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The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

Whether you count Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans among your partners or competitors, they are the most significant players in health insurance — and likely to become more prominent as major reforms go into effect — and it is prudent to keeps tabs on them as closely as you possibly can.

The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans provides objective, hard-hitting business stories that will help improve your market share and profitability. You’ll get competitive intelligence on what’s working and what’s not with this independent newsletter that monitors the products, strategies and business activities that make Blues plans leaders in the industry. Consider this:

  • Blues plans dominated the public exchanges, and are working on strategies to take an even bigger piece of the pie this fall.
  • BCBS quality-incentive programs, bundled payment pilots and insurance product innovations are leaders in the industry.
  • Their mergers and acquisitions alter the competitive landscape across products and geographic markets nationwide.
  • Some Blues plans began transitioning to a business-to-consumer model long before their competitors.
  • Their number, location and enormous war chest allow for national efforts such as the BlueCard.
  • Pioneering BCBS Internet strategies have altered forever the way insurers communicate with providers and enrollees.
  • BCBS formularies are a #1 target of pharmaceutical companies.

As a subscriber to The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, you receive:

  • 12 monthly issues of the newsletter, delivered First Class by U.S. Mail and electronically,
  • E-News Alerts whenever important news breaks, and
  • Access to a subscriber-only Web page with:
    • Searchable archives of past articles,
    • Convenient library with PDFs of back issues
    • Recent stories of interest and hot topic articles grouped for convenient reading, and
    • Regular postings from your editor.

Get unbiased, reliable insight into BCBS plan products, strategies, alliances … and improve your bottom line. Order your 100% No-Risk Subscription to The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans today!

Written By

The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans is written by a highly experienced team of health business journalists — including Editor Angela Maas, Managing Editor Steve Davis and Executive Editor Jill Brown.

Written For

  • HMOs, PPO and POS plans
  • Insurers
  • Hospitals and health systems
  • Group practices
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Other health care organizations

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