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December 2016

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From The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans - Although many Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans are small players in the Medicare space compared with national insurance carriers such as Humana Inc. and Aetna Inc., several of them scored top quality marks when CMS released its 2017 star quality ratings for Medicare Advantage (MA) products and stand-alone Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) Oct. 12. Higher star ratings are tied to higher Medicare reimbursement for MA plans. Read more

Most Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans offer wellness programs to their… Read more

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October 19, 2016
Horizon Launches Crohn’s Episode of Care Program

Horizon launches Crohn’s episode of care program. http://tinyurl.com/z7bocsn

October 17, 2016
Texas Blues Plan Launches Coordinated Care Plans Through STAR Kids, MA Dual Special Needs Plans

Texas Blues plan launches coordinated care plans through STAR Kids, MA dual Special Needs Plans. http://tinyurl.com/juqk4j5

October 11, 2016
Independence Blue Cross to Participate in CMS's Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Program

Independence Blue Cross to participate in CMS's Comprehensive Primary Care Plus program. http://tinyurl.com/z7k3pxz

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