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3 insurers plan to leave Alaska individual health market

...companies 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...
Kenai draft budget increases $48,386

...sessions prompted a city mill rate increase from 3.85 to 4.35. This year, Kenai's insurance provider Premera Blue Cross quoted a premium increase of $584,895 to renew its current plan. The draft proposes switching to a different Premera...
Kenai raises fees

...improvement, 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
Multistate investigation announced into Premera cyberattack

...state's insurance commissioner announced Tuesday a multistate investigation into this winter's cyberattack on Premera Blue Cross.Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said he plans to work with his counterparts in Alaska and Oregon to look into...
Premera Blue Cross says data breach could affect 11M people

NEW YORK (AP) - Premera Blue Cross, a health insurer based in the Pacific far back as 2002 and affects users of Premera Blue Cross, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, and Vivacity and Connection...

...companies the state does business with following an attack on the largest health insurance company in Alaska.Premera Blue Cross announced this week that it had discovered an attack on its systems in which consumer data such as Social Security numbers...
Group plan increases smaller than individual rate spikes

...major player in Alaska health insurance says.Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield predicts premiums will rise "in the, according to Jim Grazko, president of Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska.Jim Grazko was named to the position...
Division of Insurance approves health plan rate hikes

...About 13,000 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...
Smoother marketplace rollout expected

...have to 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...
Kenai council nixes $20 library card fee for outside city residents

...project fund. 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...


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