The insurer chose to lower its initital individual rate increase request, saying the insurance market is less "volatile" now and marketplace members are using fewer healthcare services.
Small health insurers and the few remaining co-op plans were again sacked with large charges under the Affordable Care Act's risk-adjustment program. Blues plans received the largest payouts.
A Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association report found that the number of members diagnosed with opioid use disorder has spiked 493% in recent years, but treatment for those members lags.
Business likes certainty, and that's doubly true for the insurance industry. The lack of legislation this far into the year has been particularly harmful to carriers, which must make decisions now about 2018 rates.
The Illinois Department of Insurance is investigating how Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois treats customers, for the first time since 1990.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and Lyft are partnering to help commercially insured patients get to medical appointments at no extra cost for patients.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and Lyft are partnering to help commercially insured patients to get to medical appointments at no extra cost for the patients. The partnership is the first of its kind for Lyft.
A judge dismissed Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina's lawsuit seeking $140 million in unpaid risk corridor claims from 2014, saying the program hasn't ended and the federal government might still pay up.
The exit of two insurers from Iowa's individual market heightens pressure on the Trump administration to decide whether it will support the Affordable Care Act-regulated markets or watch them explode.
Higi, a healthcare company launched by Tronc Chairman Michael Ferro, has received an undisclosed investment from Blue Cross and Blue Shield's venture fund, according to a statement on the company's website.
At a company meeting this month at the MotorCity Casino, CEO Dan Loepp of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan asked more than 1,000 Blue Cross employees to donate to and otherwise support the re-election of Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan.
Two Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliates are the latest insurers to sue the federal government over their losses under the Affordable Care Act's risk-corridor program.