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OODA Health, a startup focused on eliminating waste and inefficiencies from healthcare administration, counted BCBS among its investors.
One attorney says the lack of clarity opens healthcare organizations up to tens of millions in legal liability.
AHIP, attorneys general from 18 states and major insurers are urging a petition court to revisit its risk-corridor payment decision.
Some insurers are more enthusiastic than others when it comes to APIs.
Several insurers now provide enrollees reduced-cost or free fitness devices, despite a lack of evidence that they help patients lose weight.
Opioid users are rushing to Philadelphia "to get a bigger, better fix." Independence Blue Cross is trying to stop that.
Getting providers to change their prescribing patterns is key to reducing the number and duration of prescriptions, CMO Trent Haywood said.
Three Blues plans would miss out on a combined $2 billion if the CMS maintains the freeze, which experts say is unlikely.
Spending by 14 Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurers on administrative activities increased by almost 6% last year, the highest since 2013.