Free HealthCare for All, I Guess

Don’t be fooled.  Even though Obamacare was given the green light, you still won’t have free healthcare until 2014.  So, what are you going to do between July 2012 and January 1, 2014? If you are willing to take the risk that you will be healthy and there is no possibility of your needing a […]

Health Insurance NC – What Are Your Choices?

In North Carolina, you have many choices for health insurance – if you don’t have pre-existing conditions, that is. Here is an incomplete list of the major companies you can investigate: Aetna Insurance Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Cigna Insurance Golden Rule Insurance Humana Insurance The above companies provide Individual Major Medical […]

Many Blue Medicare Supplement Rates are Lowered for 2012

BCBSNC, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced the new rates for their Blue Medicare Supplement plans. The good news is that the NCDOI has just approved their 2012 Medicare Supplement rates.  The new rates will be available on April 23, 2012 through authorized BCBSNC agents. In most cases, the plan rates either […]

BCBSNC Prescription Drug Prior Review and Restricted Access Changes

Impacted Members Will Be Notified in Early February Date: 01/26/2012 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) is expanding its utilization management programs for members with pharmacy benefits with us effective March 1, 2012. These programs include prior review and restricted access programs. (Restricted access means members must try our preferred drugs before […]

BCBSNC to Transition IT Infrastructure Services to Fujitsu America

Agreement Offers Efficiency, Cost Savings Date: 12/08/2011 Today, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina announced it has signed an agreement with Fujitsu America, Inc. (FAI), a global technology services company, under which FAI will purchase the BCBSNC data center, located in Research Triangle Park, and provide a variety of IS support services to […]