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2010 News Articles

December 14, 2010
Blues Plans Expand Use of Social-Media Tools, but May Trail Other Industries, AIS Report on Blues Plans

December 12, 2010
OUR OPINION: Best health care reforms empower consumers, Patriot Ledger

December 10, 2010
Beth Israel docs choose 'global' payments, Boston Business Journal

December 10, 2010
Blue Cross signs contract with physicians group, Boston Globe

December 10, 2010
10 Lessons from a Payment Reform Experimenter-in-Chief, CommonHealth Blog

December 10, 2010
BID doctors and BCBS go global, Running a Hospital

December 10, 2010
Beth Israel Doctors Take Risk for Managing Care, WBUR

December 7, 2010
Blue Cross CEO Dreyfus on Health Costs, WFCR

December 7, 2010
Ex-rival joins top ranks at Blue Cross, Boston Globe

December 6, 2010
Controlling Mass. health care costs, NECN's This Week in Business

December 2, 2010
Blue Cross creates health plan that charges more for certain hospitals, Patriot Ledger

November 25, 2010
Single-digit hikes OK'd in health plans, Boston Globe

November 15, 2010
Andrew Dreyfus of Blue Cross Blue Shield, NECN's CEO Corner

November 5, 2010
Top Places to Work, Boston Globe

November 4, 2010
Bill Fandrich Named CIO of the Year by Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, Market Watch

November 1, 2010
The Road Not Taken, Employee Benefit News (includes Podcast)

October 25, 2010
Sirens ablaze in insurance fight, Worcester Telegram & Gazette

October 16, 2010
Who pays for the ride?, Lowell Sun

October 13, 2010
Editorial: One step to trim health costs, Boston Globe

October 6, 2010
Special interests rule, Boston Herald

October 5, 2010
In Mass., health insurance rates continue sharp rise, WBUR

September 27, 2010
Mass. recasting health payments, Boston Globe

September 27, 2010
Audio: A New Model for Health Care Payment, WAMC

September 23, 2010
Blue Cross appoints new Chairman, Boston Globe

September 10, 2010
BCBS, Junior Ventures partnership still growing, Boston Business Journal

September 6, 2010
Medicare head pushes health care test sites, Boston Globe

August 19, 2010
New Blue Cross CEO vows to control costs (Includes a video), Boston Globe

August 19, 2010
Blue Cross names new CEO, Boston Herald

August 19, 2010
The Emily Rooney Show: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mass Names New CEO, WGBH

August 18, 2010
Blue Cross names Dreyfus CEO, Boston Business Journal

August 18, 2010
Blue Cross Blue Shield Names New CEO, WBUR

August 18, 2010
Blue Cross Blue Shield agrees to limit rate hikes, Boston Globe

July 28, 2010
Massachusetts Blues' alternative quality contracts signal hospitals' risk-based future, FierceHealthFinance

July 25, 2010
Care and cost top insurers' agenda, Boston Globe

July 22, 2010
Report questions Blue Cross surplus, Boston Globe

July 19, 2010
How to control healthcare costs: Make hospitals share financial risk, BNET

July 16, 2010
BCBSMA teams up with Special Olympics Massachusetts, PR Web

July 15, 2010
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Promotes Free Text Messaging Initiative to Support Health and Wellness of New Moms on-the-go benefit from helpful information delivered directly to their phones, HealthDuringPregnancy.net

July 13, 2010
Boston Globe Caritas sale linked to insurer pact, Boston Globe

July 05, 2010
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts fights state's bid to cap health insurance premiums, Springfield Republican

July 4, 2010
Emergency room visits grow in Mass, Boston Globe

July 3, 2010
Insurer, State in surprise accord, Boston Globe

June 30, 2010
Short-term insurance buyers drive up cost in Mass., Boston Globe

June 29, 2010
Blue Cross CEO: It's time to find real cost solutions, Boston Herald

June 25, 2010
Rate Cap for Insurer Overturned; Move a Blow to Patrick's Health Strategy, Boston Globe

Insurer Wins Round in Rate-cap Battle, Boston Herald

June 22, 2010
Blue Cross Chief: Industry Needs to Change, Boston Herald

June 15, 2010
Insurer balks at cost increases, Boston Globe

June 11, 2010
Health Cos. Say it Proves Rate Caps Were Political Ploy, Boston Herald

Cap Fraud Exposed, Boston Herald

June 3, 2010
2 insurers again seek double-digit increases, Boston Globe

May 26, 2010
Insurers paying doctors faster, despite inefficiency, Boston Globe

Insurers seeking payment changes, North Adams Transcript

May 24, 2010
Insurers May Slash Rates to Hospitals, Boston Globe

May 21, 2010
Opinion: Helping PIC help teens, Boston Business Journal

May 18, 2010
Insurers blame rate increase cap for losses topping $150 million, Boston Globe

Insurers in the middle, Boston Globe

May 05, 2010
Project Bread's Walk for Hunger draws 42,000 to Boston, Patriot Ledger

April 22, 2010
Firefighters finish second in fitness competition, Boston Globe

April 13, 2010
A Call for Teamwork, Boston Globe

April 6, 2010
Are people in Massachusetts gaming the individual mandate, Washington Post

April 4, 2010
Short-term customers boosting health costs, Boston Globe

April 2010
PDF What Health Care Experts Are Saying, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

March 29, 2010
Lexington recognized for employee health, Lexington Minuteman

March 17, 2010
Caps hurt health system, Boston Globe

March 11, 2010
Pricey imaging pushes up health costs, Boston Globe

March 6, 2010
Health insurers seeking rate hike; requests test Patrick's resolve, Boston Globe

February 26, 2010
BBC on Massachusetts Health Care, BBC

February 24, 2010
Mass. health insurers say government efforts to limit increases, Springfield Republican

February 5, 2010
PDF Blue Cross Blue Shield of of Massachusetts adds to tiered network platform, Health Leaders Inter Study

PDF One-fifth of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts network in incentive-based contracts, Health Leaders Inter Study

January 06, 2010
Framingham, Hudson firefighters to participate in fitness program, MetroWest Daily News

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