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TennCare warns parents about insurance issues with Le Bonheur

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Some Mid-South parents are panicking after receiving a letter that TennCare won’t pay got their child’s care at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in the new year. The first line of the letter reads “Starting December 31 of this year, TennCare won’t pay for you to go to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.” Sarah […]
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Gulf Shores to discuss renewal of contract for ambulance services

Residents receive free emergency ground and air services through plan. Gulf Shores, Ala. – (OBA) – Gulf Shores will consider renewing its contract with AirMedCare that covers the out-of-pocket expenses for residents within the corporate limits during a joint council work/regular session on Dec. 12. It will be the final meeting of the year.
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Alpena Salvation Army Receives Grant Money for Food Pantry

110 food pantries across the state of Michigan were awarded a total of two hundred and forty three thousand dollars in grant money that will increase healthier food options. Two here in northeast Michigan were selected, including the Salvation Army in Alpena. The Alpena Salvation Army received over $3,000 of...
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$243.5k grant to boost Michigan food pantries

A $243,500 grant is helping 110 food pantries across Michigan, including 10 in Oakland County. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Cross Complete of Michigan and United Dairy Industry of Michigan announced the grant program Wednesday, as a way of improving access to nutrient-rich foods such as dairy, fruit and vegetables.
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Board of trustees appoints new leadership, reorganizes CAM programs

The Central Michigan University Board of Trustees met on Dec. 8 to discuss findings from its committee meetings and approve changes to several programs. The board also had a change in leadership. Chair Richard Studley and Vice Chair Robert Wardrop are both leaving the board, as their terms expire on...

Hendrick Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield negotiating new contract

Hendrick Health provided the following information this week regarding ongoing negotiations with Blue Cross Blue Shield:. As part of the normal course of business between a healthcare provider and insurance company, Hendrick Health has been working with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) in good faith to negotiate a new contract for Hendrick Medical Center and Hendrick Medical Center South services in Abilene, and Hendrick Clinic and Hendrick Anesthesia Network providers in Abilene and Brownwood. We are making progress in our discussions, but have not yet reached an agreement. We are hopeful that the parties reach an updated agreement appropriate for both BCBSTX and Hendrick that reflects the high-quality care Hendrick delivers before the contract is scheduled to end Feb. 1, 2023.

Salvation Army ‘Angel Tree’ volunteers help at the toy warehouse

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–ABC Columbia News is a proud partner of the Salvation Army Angel Tree program. As final donations for adopted angels continue to arrive at the toy warehouse at the State Fairgrounds, volunteers from the Marketing Communications Department at Blue Cross Blue Shield were there to help sort all the items.

33 payer CEO moves in 2022

BeWellnm, New Mexico's health insurance exchange named Bruce Gilbert as CEO, Albuquerque Business First reported Nov. 11. MHS Health Wisconsin named Titus Muzi Jr. as president and CEO Nov. 7. Alameda Alliance for Health said Nov. 3 its CEO, Scott Coffin, is retiring, effective May 31, 2023. Meridian of Michigan,...

‘What do we do right now?’ How contract negotiations between BCBS, Hendrick Health impact Big Country residents

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Many Big Country residents have been caught in the crossfire as insurance provider Blue Cross Blue Shield and Hendrick Health struggle to come to a contract agreement. As of late, the two businesses have been in conversations that could leave thousands in the Abilene area with few local healthcare options. “They […]

BCBS North Dakota names VP of government affairs

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota has promoted Megan Houn to vice president of government affairs and public policy. Ms. Houn has been with the company since 2013 and will lead all state and federal government relations, according to a Dec. 5 news release. She is currently president of...

9 Floridians accused of arranging a $37M health care fraud scheme

MIAMI (CBS12) — Nine Florida residents were arrested after the Department of Justice said they committed a $37 million health care fraud scheme. The group was charged by a federal grand jury in Miami with health care fraud and conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Officials said the group...

$243.5k grant to boost Michigan food pantries – The Oakland Press

A $243,500 grant supports 110 food pantries throughout Michigan, including 10 in Oakland County. Michigan’s Blue Cross Blue Shield, Michigan’s Blue Cross Complete, and Michigan’s United Dairy Industries on Wednesday launched their grant programs as a way to improve access to nutrient-dense foods such as dairy, fruits and vegetables. Announced.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota Awards $100,000 to Addictions Program

The Bemidji State University Department of Social Work was recently awarded a $100,000 grant by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota to train and support students pursuing the university’s addictions certificate program. The grant will support up to 15 student scholarships and stipends, faculty staffing needs and program marketing...

Advanced Analytics Drives Blue Cross Health Care Solutions

What if you could go to work every day knowing that you’re helping make the health care system better for patients? And that the work that you do will lead to lower health care costs and better health outcomes?. At Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the team in...

Insiders roll out health care priorities map for 2023

To address the current slate of health care challenges, state officials in the new year should create a Cabinet-level equity secretary, limit allowable growth in out-of-pocket consumer insurance costs, and develop a 10-year health care workforce plan, according to a new report.