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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...
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...
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...

...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...
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...
Division of Insurance approves health plan rate hikes

...There are two providers on the exchange - Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda the popular silver plan offered by Premera, Wing-Heier said.Increases range...Moda and 35 percent to 40 percent for Premera, she said.The increases are considered...
Smoother marketplace rollout expected

...providers offer plans on Alaska's exchange - Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield and Moda Health...Moda and 35 percent to 40 percent for Premera, citing factors such as the relatively...those who are eligible for subsidies, Premera spokeswoman Melanie Coon said Thursday...
Kenai raises mill rate projects that would dip into fund reserves. The city saved more than $97,000 by switching from United Healthcare to Premera Blue Cross Shield of Alaska for healtcare."I think we got lucky with the quote we received," Koch said. "That has not...
Alaskans begin signing up for insurance through exchange

...mid-November, she said.Melanie Coon, spokeswoman for Premera Blue Cross, one of two companies competing in the Alaska companies themselves to verify the policy, she said.Premera Blue Cross said it is getting information from people applying...


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