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March 20, 2017

Recent Stories

From Health Plan Week - With action on Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal-and-replace legislation fluid and fast changing, the only certainty for health insurers — and their investors — is that carriers will see lower volume in future years. That is likely whether the American Health Care Act (AHCA) proposal backed by House Republicans is enacted, a different bill wins passage, or the GOP instead falls back to an Obamacare collapse-and-replace strategy. Read more

High-stakes lawsuits filed by insurers against out-of-network providers continue to keep plan… Read more

The long-awaited arrival of the House Republican bill to repeal and replace… Read more

On March 1, Aetna Inc. became the latest national managed care organization… Read more

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March 22, 2017
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March 3, 2017
New Feature for HPW Subscribers: The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans

The March 6 issue includes a new feature for HPW subscribers: a four-page monthly update on Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans. Our goal is to explore the products, strategies and business activities that make Blues plans leaders in the industry. The update will cover timely news, insightful analysis and comprehensive data on Blues plans’ products, market share, strategies, profitability and alliances.

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January 26, 2017
Capital BlueCross Plans to Expand Penn. MA Presence With Vibra Health Plan Buy

Capital BlueCross plans to expand MA presence in Pennsylvania with Vibra Health Plan buy.

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