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Sometimes, it's good to be Blue (Cross Blue Shield)

By Bob Herman  |  December 19, 2014

Blue Cross and Blue Shield's clout in Washington was in evidence last week as Congress passed a massive spending bill to keep the government operating into next year. One of the last pages of the bill also included a line about the “modification of treatment of certain health organizations.” The wonky text essentially provided a break for BCBS plans, although they are not mentioned by name.

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