CoreSource, one of the nation's leading third party employee benefit administrators, has reached an agreement with BC Life & Health Insurance Company (BC Life & Health), an affiliate of Blue Cross of California, to offer CoreSource self-funded clients domiciled in California access to the BC Life & Health Prudent Buyer
PPO Plan, starting Jan.
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.
Things are a little quiet due to the current economy but a prudent buyer
will recognize that this valuable business is Opportunity Knocking.
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.
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.
The new contract is applicable to all Blue Cross HMO members, Prudent Buyer
PPO members, Medicare SeniorSecure and Medicare supplemental covered lives.
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.
The new contract will take effect May 1, 2000 and will allow Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
and CaliforniaCare members to access three local Cottage hospitals as participating providers.
The plan will function as a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) in counties where a Blue Cross Medi-Cal program has already been established, and an Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) plan, using Blue Cross' extensive Prudent Buyer
Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) network in other counties.
employees will be offered coverage through a variety of products including CaliforniaCare HMO, Blue Cross Plus, a point-of-service product that combines advantages of both the HMO and Prudent Buyer
Plan PPO, as well as WellPoint Pharmacy benefits, effective Jan.
has introduced Prudent Buyer
Exclusive, a new product that combines the low cost benefits of a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) with the freedom to choose physicians and specialists within the Exclusive network without a referral.