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Alaska's high health care costs

...Two years ago, self-insured telecommunications company GCI started offering the benefit. In January, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, Alaska's largest provider of group insurance, began offering a medical travel program to all Alaska...
Still searching for health care solutions

...Alaska Division of Insurance approved average rate increases of nearly 40 percent for the two companies, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda Health, that provide individual health insurance plans through the federally run online marketplace...
3 insurers plan to leave Alaska individual health market

...covered fewer than 6,000 policyholders, she said. Two major insurers remain for individual policies, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda Health.Wing-Heier said the division was trying to contact another company licensed to write individual...
Premera Blue Cross says data breach could affect 11M people

...Washington, company said. The information dates as far back as 2002 and affects users of Premera Blue Cross, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, and Vivacity and Connection Insurance Solutions. Claims information, including clinical information...
Kenai raises fees

...and authorizing the city manager to enter a contract for city employee health insurance with provider Primera Blue Cross Blue Shield. Reach Ben Boettger at
Group plan increases smaller than individual rate spikes

...player in Alaska health insurance says.Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield predicts premiums will rise "in the single digits...according to Jim Grazko, president of Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska.Jim Grazko was named to the position...
Kenai council nixes $20 library card fee for outside city residents Council approved the city manager to switch city healthcare providers and enter an agreement with Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska effective on July 1. Mayor Pat Porter said the agreement to proceed with the final feasibility study...

...And through February in North Dakota, where Blue Cross Blue Shield had 80 percent of the market before the law went...insurers on the state's exchange, including Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, had 97 percent of the market.For Maryland's...
Division of Insurance approves health plan rate hikes

...000 Alaskans signed up for coverage through the exchange.There are two providers on the exchange - Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda Health. Wing-Heier said the filings of insurers outside the marketplace are not yet complete.Under...
Smoother marketplace rollout expected go through a broker and can sign up on their own.Two providers offer plans on Alaska's exchange - Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda Health. Alaska's Division of Insurance has approved rate increases for the coming year for those companies...


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