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For Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the desirable, profitable course of action often conflicts with its original mission of being a non-profit insurance provider for the masses.
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1648
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Ken Otis has succeeded Thomas A. Rose as president of Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) of North Carolina. Otis takes over as BCBS enters a transitional phase, moving from merely assessing risk to actually delivering health care.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 6, June 1994, p11-Aug, por
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3991
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When a legislative committee approved a bill in 1997 that would allow Blue Cross and Blue Shield to keep over $1 billion in tax breaks when they converted to a for-profit company, the Coalition for Public Trust was organized. So successful was the coalition's opposition that the company abandoned its decision. The INDEPENDENT awarded the coalition a 1998 Citizens Award for their work.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 16 Issue 46, Nov 1998, p18, il Periodical Website
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24150
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has a Chapel Hill-based company that provides coverage to over 660,000 people, making it the largest health care provider in North Carolina. The author presents the history of the insurance agency, as well as the positives and negatives of such a large domineering company.
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25335
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The Pamlico-Tar River Foundation has received a $10,000 reward from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation Community TIEs Awards Program. They are one of three foundations to receive this award and did so because of their research on the Inclusive Watershed Protection initiative.
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Currents (NoCar TD 171.3 P3 P35x), Vol. 28 Issue 2, Summer 2009, p1-2, por
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29663
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Businesses in North Carolina are aware of the connection between health and productivity. Along with the help of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, companies are utilizing wellness programs and health screenings through hired nursing staff, to provide support for their employees.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 2, Feb 2008, p36, 38, por
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29816
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With familiarity and contacts across North Carolina, as well as guiding principles of service, actions over words, and character over intellect, Brad Wilson is excelling as chief operating officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. As North Carolina faces unique challenges, Wilson pushes for BCBSNC to remain consistent in their business as a form of service.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 67 Issue 5, Jul/Aug 2009, p28-29, por
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30487
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North Carolina’s largest health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, announced premium increases for next year. This applies to residents who buy health insurance on the individual market. Several factors contribute to the 2015 rate increases, including Affordable Care Act changes and the underlying growth in healthcare costs.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 93 Issue 4, Winter 2014, p50-51, por
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31124
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Founded in 1933 by Dr. W.C. Davidson, first dean of the Duke University Medical School, and George Watts Hill, the Hospital Care Association (HCA) is North Carolina's oldest non-profit, public health service plan. One of 76 Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans which have combined for national enrollment of over 60 million people, began in a one-room office in Raleigh. But now, with growth and progress, approximately 3500 business and industrial firms cover their groups with the HCA.
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