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Here are the Blogs in the Tennessee Health Insurance category.
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Thursday, 12 October 2017
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President Trump signed an executive order today to trying to change the way health insurance is regulated, designed, governed and purchased. His plan covers three main areas hoping to spur competition, reduce regulations and lower health insurance costs for millions of Americans. Selling Health Insurance ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/12/2017 2:34 PM by David Moore
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Friday, 8 September 2017
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Hello everyone, As part of our ongoing efforts to help keep your personal information as safe as possible, we want to remind you to stay on the lookout for the many security threats making the rounds in cyberspace today. Recently, we learned about a massive Equifax breach in which more than 143 ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/08/2017 3:58 PM by David Moore
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Thursday, 31 August 2017
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There is good news for small groups looking for insurance options in 2018. Humana recently announced their partnership with health insurance start up Oscar. Oscar is not new to health insurance, they have been selling policies in Texas, California and New York for many years, now it's time to branch. ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/31/2017 3:25 PM by David Moore
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Wednesday, 29 March 2017
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So, I messed my shoulder up skiing and after two months decided it's not getting better. Went to the orthopedist and he agree, I most have torn something. We need an MRI Post Arthrogram. Ok, that sounds expensive wonder what it will cost and where I should get that done since I have a HDHP and Health ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/29/2017 10:13 AM by David More
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Wednesday, 15 February 2017
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Humana just announced they will not offer individual health insurance in 2018. "There isn't enough money in the ACA as it's structured, even with its fees and taxes, to support the population that needs to be served" say Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini.  This changes hits Tennesseans especially hard with ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/15/2017 3:51 PM by David Moore
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Friday, 7 October 2016
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Great news! After years of trying to find a compromise on out of network Emergency Room charges BlueCross and BlueShield of Tennessee and TriStar Health have come to terms. It's important to know that this is only for true emergency claims.  The agreement states "Any emergency services provided from ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/07/2016 10:06 AM by David Moore
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Tuesday, 27 September 2016
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Beginning on January 1, 2017 BlueCross BlueShield of TN will stop selling individual health insurance policies in the three major cities of Tennessee. Nearly 120,000 residents of the Memphis, Nashville and Tennessee regions will have to find other policies from the very few carriers left to sell them. ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/27/2016 7:44 AM by David Moore
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Thursday, 18 August 2016
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I just read the story about EpiPen pricing going up again. It seems the major competitor has had to recall their pens giving Mylan brand dominance in a necessary market.  Doctors and patients say the Mylan pharmaceutical company has jacked up the prices for an EpiPen - the portable device that can ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/18/2016 8:08 PM by David Moore
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Friday, 3 June 2016
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BlueCross BlueShield of TN added 166,425 new subscribers in 2016 even after raising rates by an average of 37.5%. This accounted for 62% of all new enrollees as BCBST's rates continued to be some of the lowest across the state. Unfortunately, even with the higher rates they still can't stop the financial ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/03/2016 9:45 AM by David Moore
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Friday, 4 March 2016
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After a moderately successful open enrollment period for 2016, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee did not see a significant change in demographics as they had hoped. The hope for insurance companies is the young, heatlhy individuals will sign up providing additional premium to pay for the older and sicker ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/04/2016 2:39 PM by David Moore
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