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Premera Blue Cross says data breach could affect 11M people

NEW YORK (AP) - Premera Blue Cross, a health insurer based in the Pacific Northwest...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...
Multistate investigation announced into Premera cyberattack

...investigation into this winter's cyberattack on Premera Blue Cross.Insurance Commissioner Mike...and Oregon to look into operations at Premera, which is based in Mountlake Terrace...will explore the cyberattack disclosed by Premera last week, in which hackers accessed...
Foraker, Alaska chamber partner to provide insurance to small businesses

...offered to nonprofit organizations by Premera Blue Cross through the Foraker Group has...could be classified as an association by Premera, Foraker Group President Dennis McMillian...employers because of the costs of doing them. Premera is working to change that by making wellness...
Alaska's high health care costs

...started offering the benefit. In January, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska, Alaska's...1,331.22. Rolled out this year, Premera's medical travel program started both...the most popular procedures. For both Premera and the state, Seattle is the most common...
Still searching for health care solutions

...On Thursday, the 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...
Kenai changes employee health plan It reduced that cost by changing insurers to Premera. This year, Premera gave the city a quote of $584,895 to renew its...increase at 20 percent, although it will remain with Premera. Eubank said the new plan saves money by placing...

...largest health insurance company in Alaska.Premera Blue Cross announced this week that it...account information may have been accessed. Premera, in a statement on its website, said...showed the initial attack happened in May. Premera was advised to ensure that its systems...
3 insurers plan to leave Alaska individual health market

...insurers remain for individual policies, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda Health...long-term care insurance policies.While Premera and Moda have expressed a commitment to...And right now, nobody's happy."Premera is committed to working with the state...
Kenai draft budget increases $48,386

...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 plan, lowering the increase in expense to $318,876, of...
Group plan increases smaller than individual rate spikes

...player in Alaska health insurance says.Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield predicts premiums...according to Jim Grazko, president of Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska.Jim...position previously held by Jeff Davis, Premera's Alaska president for many years...


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