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Health
12:22 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

Kansas’ Largest Insurer And Health Care Provider Agree To New Payment Model

Wichita-based Via Christi Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas have finalized an agreement aimed at changing the way care is provided to approximately 20,000 Kansans covered by BCBS policies.
Credit Via Christi Health

Kansas’ largest health insurance company is changing the way it pays the state’s biggest health care provider. Jim McLean of the KHI News Service says the changes are aimed at lowering health care costs.

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Affordable Care Act
5:43 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Blue Cross To Continue Canceled Plans

The largest health insurance company in Kansas will offer another year of coverage under plans that it had expected to cancel because of the federal health care overhaul.

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Affordable Care Act
5:44 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

State, Blue Cross To Review Obama Decision

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and the state's largest health insurer say they're not sure yet about the implications of President Barack Obama's decision to modify part of the federal health care overhaul.

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Health
7:45 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Blue Cross Plan Picked As Benchmark For Kansas Exchange

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas executive Matt All addresses a recent Essential Health Benefits hearing in Topeka.
Bryan Thompson Kansas Public Radio

The Kansas Insurance Department says a Blue Cross plan should set the standard for essential health benefits for all individual and small group health plans sold on the coming exchange in Kansas.