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North Carolina folds to provider pressure with insurance plan shifting away from set rates

Dive Brief: North Carolina’s state treasurer announced major state hospital systems will be in-network in the state’s insurance plan for more than 720,000 teachers and state employees, bowing to provider pressure. The state proposed a plan last year that would set reimbursement prices based on Medicare rates, almost double such rates on average. A number… Read More »

Two major Blue insurers, Cambia, BCBS North Carolina, combine in strategic alliance

Patrick Conway, CEO of Blue Cross NC, will also lead Cambia in strategic alliance. Cambia Health Solutions and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, both major Blue insurers, have formed a strategic affiliation in which Blue Cross NC CEO Patrick Conway will become Cambia’s new CEO and Mark Ganz, CEO and president of… Read More »