Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield

A group of 39 insurance companies in the United States. It provides health insurance to about one-third of the American population. Each affiliated company is separately incorporated to offer insurance in a single state or within a region. Primarily, it offers PPOs and HMOs, but it is also an administrator of Medicare. It is based in Chicago and traces its origins to 1929.
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The poll, conducted by Knowledge Networks on behalf of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, surveyed 8,742 of men and women age 25-55.
Both are headquartered in Columbia, SC, and are independent licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association licensing standards are designed to protect and further enhance the value of the widely- recognized Blue Cross and Blue Shield trademarks for the 65.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is an association of 68 independent, locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans.
Under the expansion, Kaiser Permanente becomes part of a cooperative agreement with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association that signals a major public collaborative effort.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is one of 73 independent and locally operated Plans in the national Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- The president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota today was elected chairman of the board of the national Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA).
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico is a Division of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
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