HELENA — Top executives at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana did not take a pay cut last year, as reported erroneously by the Gazette State Bureau in May — but, rather, received quite a bit more in total compensation.
The rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been a whirlwind, but one thing has remained steady — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana’s commitment to do everything in our power to help our current and potential customers navigate the new health insurance landscape.
HELENA — Top executives of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana received big bonuses in 2012 — but their payments are chicken feed compared to bonuses paid to executives who run the health care giant planning to buy Blue Cross.
Mike Frank, president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, stood on the playground at Poly Drive Elementary on Wednesday, squinting in the bright afternoon sun, watching more than 100 kids race around and play about a half-dozen vigorous games.
HELENA – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana, the state’s largest private health insurer, asked state regulators Friday to approve its proposed merger with an Illinois-based nonprofit insurance giant -– a move that also would create a $100 million-plus health charity in 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…
Mike Frank is CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana.
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.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, which inadvertently missed a deadline to bid on a key $4 million state contract in November, has assigned blame to its former chief marketing officer, who was fired later that month and is now suing the company.
HELENA — Mike Frank, in his first full year as president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, received about $514,000 in total compensation in 2011, including a $103,000 bonus, according to records filed with the state.
HELENA — For the first time in 28 years, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana in 2013 won’t be managing at least a share of the state employee health plan, after mistakenly missing a deadline for bidding on the contract.
The new health care reform laws and a struggling economy present some unique challenges for all of us. Nonetheless, the uncertainty we are facing in Montana and throughout America presents us with an opportunity to improve our health care system and the manner in which we all access quality …
HELENA — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana says it is closing a Great Falls facility and consolidating it with its headquarters in Helena.
HELENA — Top executives and other employees of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, the state's largest health insurer, received bonuses in 2010 as the company's finances rebounded from a year earlier.
Mike Frank, the new CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana, grew up in Billings, attended college at Montana State University in Bozeman and graduate school at the University of Montana in Missoula.
HELENA — As the new president and chief executive officer of Montana's largest private health insurer, Mike Frank said he's ready to help guide Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana through the new health care landscape brought on by the federal reform bill.
HELENA — The chief executive officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana is retiring after 36 years with the company.