Topic: Carriers

    Is Tennessee's insurance marketplace 'near collapse'?
    By Alex Tolbert on September 21, 2016

    After approving big 2017 premium rate hikes for BlueCross BlueShield, Cigna and Humana, Tennessee Department of Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix...

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    How consumers can cope with rising health insurance premiums
    By Alex Tolbert on August 29, 2016

    Consumers have likely seen the headlines that Tennessee health insurers are asking for big premium increases in 2017. On the marketplace,...

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    Digging into BlueCross’ big rate hike
    By Alex Tolbert on August 15, 2016

    The large premium increases requested by health insurance companies have been making headlines across the country. Many reports have discussed...

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    Feds move to block Aetna/Humana, Anthem/Cigna deals
    By Emily Kubis on July 21, 2016

    DOJ sues to stop mergers The U.S. Department of Justice filed injunctions Thursday to stop the proposed mergers of four of the five biggest health...

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    Healthcare consolidation: What consumers need to know
    By Alex Tolbert on March 9, 2016

    Payers and providers race to consolidate Most consumers are aware that healthcare in America is broken into two parts — health insurance and...

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    Why Aetna left AHIP
    By Emily Kubis on January 11, 2016

    Aetna leaves lobbying group Health plan provider Aetna made headlines last week after announcing it would leave the nation’s largest insurance...

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    3 things to know about BlueCross' 36 percent increase
    By Alex Tolbert on May 20, 2015

    Will the premium increase impact you? It was widely reported last week that BlueCross plans to raise rates on individual health insurance...

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    Nashville friends: Hospitals by Blue Cross Network
    By Nikki Davis on August 27, 2014

    Avoid getting hit with an out-of-network bill  Back in February, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) announced a change in how it handles...

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    Why are some hospitals out of your network?
    By Ruthie Dean on August 11, 2014

    Understanding insurance networks 

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    Your health plan will be cancelled...eventually
    By Ruthie Dean on February 19, 2014

    Time is running out for individuals to hang on to old plans

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