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BCBS: Huge variation in medical costs shows need for price transparency

The costs for knee and hip replacements--the two fastest-growing medical treatments in the country--vary by more than $20,000, demonstrating that insurers should develop price transparency tools so consumers can shop for the best prices, according to a new report from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

PA Blues merger bad idea, plan exec says

As many FierceHealthcare readers know, Pennsylvania's two biggest Blue Cross plans--Independence Blue Cross of Philadelphia and Highmark Inc. of Pittsburgh-- have proposed to merge. Right now, the