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BlueCross sued for collusion

Powerhouse law firm takes on NC insurance company and other ‘Blue’ plans nationwide By AMES ALEXANDER and JOSEPH NEFFThe State, Saturday, Feb. 09, 2013 CHARLOTTE — A major lawsuit filed against BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina has generated a flurry of class-action cases that, if successful, could result in lower health…

Blue Cross giving rebates for failing to meet requirement

The StateJuly 24, 2012 Insurer violated new health care law in spending on claims BY STEPHEN LARGEN The (Charleston) Post and Courier South Carolina’s largest health insurer has begun sending out rebate checks to some policyholders because it failed to meet a requirement of the federal health care overhaul. Blue…

Anticompetitive health insurance practices

One of the most popular parts of the new federal health care law is the establishment of the state insurance exchanges—large pools of customers for which insurance companies would compete to sign up for health insurance. Leveraging large numbers of customers to drive down insurance premiums is a concept loved…