Raleigh Republicans Support Corporate BCBS Fleecing of NC Rate Payers

The bill was controversial from the outset. It would allow Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina to abscond away with premium dollars it charged when it had a tax-privileged status. But the bill just passed overwhelmingly in the North Carolina General Assembly— aided and abetted by Republicans who gleefully […]

A Bill to Give BCBS of NC Special Considerations Advancing

BCBS of NC is pushing legislators in Raleigh to allow it to evade certain regulatory requirements in accordance with its non-profit status. This follows a trend seen in other states where we have seen the various “Blues” become for-profit and/or merge with the “Blues” from other states. (For instance, Anthem […]