Just Published: The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans: 2009
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) - July 15, 2009 - Washington, DC

AIS, publisher of the industry-leading newsletter, The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, is pleased to announce publication of The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans: 2009. This new resource provides insider intelligence and reliable information on Blues’ products, market strategies, acquisitions and alliances, including: Blues’ financial projections and hard-to-find data on revenues, earnings, enrollment and medical loss ratios, plus insight into market share expansion initiatives at both the multi-state and national levels.

For more details, go to http://www.aishealth.com/Products/gblu.html.

Available in both print and CD formats, The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans can be used by companies to develop new operational tactics — such as selling, underwriting and networking strategies — as well as to devise cost-saving techniques. Inside its 12 information-packed chapters, you’ll find:

  • Definitions and requirements for BCBS licensees
  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • Contracting and alliances
  • History and structure of the BCBSA
  • Financial results
  • Enrollment trends and projections
  • Executive compensation, workforce issues, outsourcing and downsizing
  • Growth strategies in FEHBP, individual products, CDH plans, limited benefit plans, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, TRICARE, Medicaid and others
  • Benefit design and pharmacy benefit strategies
  • Fee schedules and rates
  • Quality incentives and never-event policies
  • And much, much more.

To find out more about this brand-new resource and to view the Table of Contents, visit http://www.aishealth.com/Products/gblu.html.

The AIS Guide to Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans: 2009 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 and Blue Shield Association or any of the independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies.

Contact: Erin Trompeter Atlantic Information Services 1100 17th St., NW Ste 300 Washington, DC 20036 202-775-9008 ext. 3051

etrompeter@aispub.com

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