We're looking forward to the opportunity to serve the needs of Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
members through our new ACO structure.
And, as a national TPA, we can combine the California Prudent Buyer
Plan PPO with other leading regional and national networks to seamlessly cover employees located outside California as well.
The BC Life and Health (BCLH) plan will be known as the Prudent Buyer
The new contract takes effect April 16, 2001, and will allow Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
and CaliforniaCare members to continue to access all Adventist Health's California hospital medical services without interruption.
The lawsuit, related to retroactive fee reductions in 1993, 1994, and 1995 for possibly 30,000 physicians participating in Blue Cross's Prudent Buyer
Plan, also charges Blue Cross with breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
The new rates will take effect April 16, 2001, and will allow Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
and CaliforniaCare members to continue to access the hospital's medical services without interruption.
PHILADELPHIA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Antitrust Division of the United States Justice Department "has decided to close its investigation of Independence Blue Cross's Prudent Buyer
Policy," according to Justice Department Attorney Steven Kramer.
Ford noted that the multiyear agreement applies to Blue Cross of California's Prudent Buyer
PPO, Blue Cross HMO and Blue Cross Senior Secure members.
Following the free screenings, available by appointment only through 800-274-WELL, Check-Up centers will accommodate Blue Cross of California's Prudent Buyer
Plan members on a pre-determined schedule of approximately eight times yearly.
The new contract is applicable to all Blue Cross HMO members, Prudent Buyer
PPO members, Medicare SeniorSecure and Medicare supplemental covered lives.
Things are a little quiet due to the current economy but a prudent buyer
will recognize that this valuable business is Opportunity Knocking.
Brown noted that the multi-year agreement applies to Blue Cross of California's Prudent Buyer
PPO, CaliforniaCare HMO and Medicare secondary and Medicare supplement members.