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Company Overview of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc.

Company Overview

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. provides health care products, services, and information to its members in North Carolina. It offers individual and family plans; consumer-driven health plans; preferred provider organization, health maintenance organization, and medical plans; and dental, life, and disability plans, as well as health management programs. The company also provides group term life, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D), dependent life, supplemental life and AD&D, short term disability, and long term disability plans. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. was formerly known as Hospital Saving Association and changed its name to Blue Cross and ...

5901 Chapel Hill Road

Durham, NC 27707

United States

Founded in 1933

Phone:

919-765-7347

Fax:

919-765-7288

Key Executives for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President
Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. Key Developments

Carolinas HealthCare System and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Team Up on Health-Insurance Plan for Individuals

Carolinas HealthCare System is collaborating with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina on a new insurance plan for individuals. The offering, called BlueLocal with Carolinas HealthCare System, will be available to residents of Anson, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly and Union counties starting January 1, 2014. The plan was designed for those under age 65 who purchase their own insurance and want to receive care through the Charlotte-based health-care system. All Carolinas HealthCare-owned and -managed facilities in North Carolina will be in-network. BlueLocal will be offered through the federal health-insurance marketplace tied to Obamacare, as well as through Blue Cross. The insurance plan will cover a full-range of health-care services and access to more than 900 Carolinas HealthCare locations, including primary, specialty and urgent care facilities, as well as hospitals. Preventative care such as immunizations and screening will be covered, and patients will receive support to better manage chronic disease such as diabetes and heart conditions. Patients also will have access to Carolinas HealthCare Systems Virtual Visit, which provides live access to a medical provider 24 hours a day, seven days a week via computer or mobile devices.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina to Cut 125 Claims-Related Jobs; Plans to Open Regional Service Center in Fayetteville

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina to cut 125 claims-related jobs. The company will start transitioning most claims-related work to an outside company in the next several years. The move will involve job losses, it expects the cuts to be lessened by normal attrition, workforce development and other internal opportunities. Of the about 375 claims-related jobs, about 125 posts will be trimmed beginning in 18 months, The (Durham, N.C.) Herald-Sun reported the same day. Many of the initial layoffs will be at Blue Cross' Durham location. The company will also shed another 125 positions through attrition as it prepares to outsource most of its claims work to Accenture. The outsourced work will mainly involve preparing claims so they can be processed on the company's systems. Blue Cross will continue to handle complex claims and those requiring medical review. The changes will not affect the State Health Plan, Federal Employees or Medicare customers. In addition, Blue Cross will open a regional service center in Fayetteville, N.C. by the year end. The new site will take customer calls and is expected to employ more than 100 personnel by mid-2015.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. Presents at 2014 CED Life Science Conference, Feb-27-2014 11:15 AM

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Inc. Presents at 2014 CED Life Science Conference, Feb-27-2014 11:15 AM. Venue: Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601, United States. Speakers: Maureen K. O'Connor, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer and Executive Vice President.

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