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Multistate Federal Health Insurance Plans Coming Soon

Posted on: October 29th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The White House is working on their multistate health insurance plans through health care reform and the federal government will soon have the new role as sponsor of at least two different programs.  The nationwide health insurance plans will be operated under contract with the federal government and will be available to Americans in each […]

Health Insurer Grades: Higher Scores From AMA

Posted on: June 25th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The American Medical Association (AMA) recently released their fifth annual National Health Insurer Report Card which is based on a random sampling of about 1.1 million electronic claims for 1.9 million medical services submitted in the month of February 2012.  The companies included were Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Health Care Service Corporation, […]

Excellus BCBS: Affordable Plans In Tompkins County

Posted on: May 14th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

The New York State Department of Health has approved Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and their efforts to offer Family Health Plus as well as the insurer’s Medicaid Managed Care product known as HMOBlue Option within Tompkins County.  HMOBlue is for individuals who are eligible for Medicaid and provides value through the BCBS name.  Eligibility for this […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield Improving Healthcare

Posted on: November 30th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association recently unveiled a new action plan to improve healthcare quality and keep rising healthcare costs down.  According to the press release on their website, BCBSA has designed a comprehensive plan that is interconnected to transform healthcare as we know it. It ultimately moves away from a fee-for-service model to a […]

AskBlue Healthcare Reform

Posted on: January 13th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The new healthcare reform law passed in 2010 has many individuals and employers scratching their head.  Not only is it in depth, and not always straightforward, but there are different aspects to the law that make it even more complicated.  With this being the case, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) developed a […]

Stop Medicare Fraud

Posted on: November 6th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

You may have seen some of the commercials on TV promoting, talking about how Medicare fraud is prevalent and causing a lot of problems for the beneficiaries of Medicare.  I visited the site to see what all the concern was about and it’s surprising. There is a small amount of bizarre criminal activity such […]

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Posted on: October 5th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the Blue Cross Blue Shield website, BCBS of Delaware has announced an affiliation agreement with Highmark Inc.  This partnership plans to bring new products and services to the state of Delaware and enhance the cost-effectiveness of Blue Cross and Highmark. This is positive news for Delaware health insurance as it creates better products […]

Philadelphia Health Insurance

Posted on: June 4th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Philadelphia Insurer To Implement Pay-For-Performance Model” found on, Independence Blue Cross, which is the largest insurer in Philadelphia, will start paying doctor’s more as their patients’ health improves. This is a unique benefit that may become a trend across the nation.  The unique program rewards primary care physicians who offer […]

HMO Insurance Quote: HMO Ratings in California

Posted on: May 17th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

In a time of high health insurance costs, many are shopping around for a cheaper HMO Insurance quote, and it is helpful to understand where various companies rank.  OPA.CA.GOV has released a “HMO Ratings At-a-glance” to help Californians determine the best value. Ranking the best was Kaiser Permanente – Southern California with an Excellent rating […]

BCBSAL Helping You Find the Right Medicare Plan

Posted on: April 14th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama offers many different Medicare options for those eligible.  Their website has an easy to follow guide to help you determine which plan is best for you.  They offer everything such as Medicare supplement insurance, Medicare Rx only plans, Medicare Advantage plans, and original medicare coverage. BCBSAL gives you tips […]