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September 2014

Recent Stories of Interest

From The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans - Thirty-two Blues plan CEOs who served that role for part or all of 2013 collectively earned nearly $25 million in salary and about $103 million in total compensation, which includes bonuses and incentives, according to data supplied by state regulators in response to The AIS Report’s Freedom of Information Act requests. While some top executives saw substantial compensation increases, salary levels were relatively flat in 2013 compared with prior years (see table, p. 10). Read more

Lack of transparency in the health care system has long been cited… Read more

Over the first three years of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield’s patient-centered medical home… Read more

Along with dominating the government-run public health insurance exchanges, a majority of… Read more

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September 18, 2014
Anthem Blue Cross Partners with Seven LA & Orange County Health Systems to Launch Vivity

Anthem Blue Cross partners with seven LA & Orange County health systems to launch Vivity. http://tinyurl.com/kzqb8at

September 16, 2014
Florida Blue, Baptist Health Care Form ACO

Florida Blue, Baptist Health Care form ACO. http://tinyurl.com/lxzsave

September 15, 2014
Independence Blue Cross Launched New Private Exchange for Firms with More Than 100 Workers.

Independence Blue Cross launched new private exchange for firms with more than 100 workers. http://tinyurl.com/nzrolav

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