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By adamg - 3/7/18 - 2:39 pm

Hubway, the Boston-area bike-share program today announced a deal with Blue Cross Blue Shield that will dramatically increase the number of Hubway bikes and rental stations. Read more.

By adamg - 11/15/11 - 7:19 pm

CommonHealth reports on the collapse of contract talks between the hospital and the insurer.

By adamg - 3/6/11 - 10:07 am

Yeah, how dare Deval Patrick not excoriate Blue Cross Blue Shield for the $28 million it's paid out to its last two departing CEOs.

By adamg - 1/17/09 - 11:32 am

Channel 4 reports Tufts Medical Center and Blue Cross/Blue Shield have reached agreement on a new contract that will let Blue Cross patients keep seeing Tufts doctors.

By adamg - 1/8/09 - 10:12 am

Tufts Medical Center posts tips for Blue Cross/Blue Shield patients who don't want to lose their doctors should insurance-a-geddon happen and the two sides can't reach a contract. The main tip: Change your health plan.

Blue Cross/Blue Shield has its own page, too. Its main tip: Change your doctor.

By adamg - 12/30/08 - 8:47 am

Charley on the MTA recommends the Globe's latest story on our own little health-care cartel, and sums up what this and revelations about local doctors pushing pills while getting paid by the drug companies really means:

... Health care costs, particularly in MA, are not just high because of some vague, unknowable "market forces"; it isn't just that the Health Care Invisible Hand mysteriously keeps us all under its thumb, and gosh golly, after all There's Nothing That Can Be Done.

No, it's simpler than that. We're actively, intentionally, unethically and possibly illegally getting screwed.

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