Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC)

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How payers, providers make bundled payments work [Special Report]

This  FierceHealthPayer  special report explains the basics of bundled payment agreements, identifies some of the most successful use cases for bundled payments, examines the positive impact that bundled payments can have on care delivery and discusses what it will take for bundled payments to spread beyond today's use cases.

Poll: Consumers aren't that interested in exchange plans

Insurers already worried about the second enrollment period for health insurance exchanges received a piece of bad news--just 29 percent of consumers said they will shop for new coverage on health insurance exchanges, according to a recent poll from Morning Consult.

Executive pay at BCBSNC topped $1M

Six top executives at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina earned at least $1 million last year, with its CEO taking home the biggest payout. In a filing with the Department of Insurance, BCBSNC disclosed that executive compensation for its top 10 execs increased by almost 11 percent last year.

BCBSNC defends practice of sharing patient data

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina has drawn attention this week after an article in the Charlotte News & Observer questioned its periodic sharing of members' private health information with a third-party software company.

How BCBSNC meets its members' mobile needs

Smartphone users have come to expect their mobile browser to provide access to a variety of resources that not only render clearly and function efficiently, but provide continuous access to information. Delivering on these expectations is encouraging more insurers to develop mobile-friendly versions of websites.

Mobile strategies give payers a leg up on competition

Mobile is no longer an option for payers; it's a necessity. Using mobile platforms has become a way of life for most people, whether it's reading articles through a mobile website on their...

BCBSNC bundles payments for better coordination, quality, costs

When I underwent knee surgery more than 10 years ago, I was faced with multiple bills from different providers, ranging from the surgeon, anesthesiologist and physical therapist. In some ways, the...