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GREAT FALLS — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana has opened a call center in Great Falls, fulfilling one of the conditions of Health Care Service Corp.'s purchase of the nonprofit insurance company last year.
HELENA — The parent firm of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana has been sued by a benefits-administration group, which says the Chicago-based insurance giant is hoarding excess profits and unduly enriching its executives.
HELENA — The foundation funded by the sale of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana to a Chicago insurance giant eventually will have more than $150 million in assets to fund millions of dollars each year in health care programs, officials say.
HELENA — State Auditor Monica Lindeen announced Thursday that her office levied a $250,000 fine on the “old” pre-merger Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana for market-conduct violations from 2006-2010.
The Great Falls area should see an economic boost in 2014, the president of the Great Falls Development Authority said.
BUTTE — A crowd of 3,500 people heard ideas from some of the nation’s top corporate executives Monday on how to create jobs and grow the Montana economy.
HELENA — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana and Health Care Service Corp. of Chicago formally completed their merger Thursday.
HELENA — Montana’s insurance regulator on Thursday approved, with conditions, the purchase of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana by the fourth-largest health insurance firm in the nation.
HELENA — Attorney General Tim Fox said he will approve the proposed merger of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana with Health Care Service Corp. of Chicago.
HELENA – A hearing examiner has recommended that two top state elected officials approve the proposed merger of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana with Health Care Service Corp. of Chicago.
HELENA — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana and its prospective buyer agreed Friday to create at least 100 new jobs in Montana and keep health insurance costs relatively low, in exchange for a state recommendation to approve their merger.
HELENA — State insurance officials said this week that they’re not yet convinced the proposed merger of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana with an Illinois health insurance giant is good for Montana consumers — and are asking the companies for commitments that might lead them to change their mind.
HELENA — Illinois records show the top 10 executives of a Chicago-based health insurance company that wants to buy Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana made $59 million in salary and bonuses last year.
HELENA — The Chicago-based health insurer that hopes to buy Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana said Monday it has scrapped plans to build a 100-employee call center in Great Falls.
HELENA -- State officials are gearing up for an extensive review of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana’s proposed merger with an Illinois-based health insurance giant, including the hiring of consultants to examine the merger’s impacts on Montana.
When Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana was founded more than 70 years ago, the population of our great state was about half what it is today. Small family farms were the backbone of the economy. Gasoline was cheap and there was no such thing as a personal computer or iPad. A lot has chan…
HELENA — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, the state’s dominant private health insurer, announced Monday it will be bought by the fourth largest health insurance company in the nation — yet still remain as a nonprofit firm with a state focus.