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Posted by John Murawski on February 14, 2014
Blue Cross and Blue Shield is notifying 6,400 North Carolina applicants for subsidized insurance under the Affordable Care Act that they didnt submit a payment and their enrollment wasnt processed.
Since we did not receive your payment by the extended deadline of January 24, the letters state, we were unable to enroll you in the coverage you requested for January 1.
The letters are dated Feb. 14 and notify recipients they can still resubmit an application by the federal health laws March 31 deadline. Blue Cross is North Carolinas largest health insurance provider.
Posted by John Murawski on February 11, 2014
Blue Cross and Blue Shield chides competitors for not selling subsidized health coverage in North Carolina.
Posted by John Murawski on January 31, 2014
U.S. News has ranked Duke University Medical Center among the nation's top hospitals in the publication's 2013-14 hospital ranking.
Posted by John Murawski on January 20, 2014
Missing policies, lost policies, multiple policies and general confusion are plaguing legions of North Carolina residents who had rushed to sign up for health insurance by a Christmas Eve deadline. Some spend weeks trying to verify coverage so they can see a doctor, pick up prescriptions.
Posted by John Murawski on January 16, 2014
North Carolina merited a C grade for emergency care in hospitals, one of the higher-ranking states in the country and well above the national average, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Posted by John Murawski on January 13, 2014
More than 107,000 North Carolina residents have selected a health insurance policy under the Affordable Care Act – the vast majority signing up in December after the crash-prone federal enrollment website underwent intensive repairs.
Posted by John Murawski on January 10, 2014
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina extends its payment deadline from Jan. 10 to Jan. 24 amid continuing reliability issues with the federal insurance marketplace.