BlueCross BlueShield http://wfae.org en Obamacare Enrollment Was Too Old In NC, So Premiums Will Likely Rise http://wfae.org/post/obamacare-enrollment-was-too-old-nc-so-premiums-will-likely-rise <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">North Carolina's largest health insurance company says enrollment through the new exchange that's part of the Affordable Care Act missed expectations, and that means premiums on the exchange will likely rise.</span></p><p> Fri, 09 May 2014 12:53:43 +0000 Michael Tomsic & Kevin Kniestedt 50595 at http://wfae.org Obamacare Enrollment Was Too Old In NC, So Premiums Will Likely Rise BlueCross BlueShield Goes Racing For Obamacare Customers http://wfae.org/post/bluecross-blueshield-goes-racing-obamacare-customers <p></p><p>Fast cars, greasy food, cold beer and a health insurance quote. Racing fans could find all those things Saturday at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Blue Cross Blue Shield set up shop at the NASCAR race to tell people about how health care laws are changing, and find new customers in the process.</p><p>Just past a booth selling Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, the smells of Krispy Kreme&nbsp;doughnuts and Bojangles’ fried chicken mix together right before you come across North Carolina’s largest health insurance company.</p><p>Welcome to the Bank of America 500.</p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 18:40:16 +0000 Michael Tomsic 37201 at http://wfae.org BlueCross BlueShield Goes Racing For Obamacare Customers NC's Biggest Insurer Releases Health Insurance Premiums For Marketplace http://wfae.org/post/ncs-biggest-insurer-releases-health-insurance-premiums-marketplace <p></p><p>North Carolinians who plan to sign up for health insurance online through the federal exchange, or marketplace, can now get an idea of how much it'll cost. But those costs are difficult to compare to current rates and tricky to compare to other states as well.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Blue Cross Blue Shield released information Thursday about premiums it'll charge on the marketplace. And a smaller insurer has released similar data.</span></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 01:23:16 +0000 Michael Tomsic 34730 at http://wfae.org Health Insurance Coming To A Strip Mall Near You http://wfae.org/post/health-insurance-coming-strip-mall-near-you <p>Soon you'll be able to shop for books, shoes, video games – and health insurance – all in the same shopping center. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina is opening retail stores in a handful of strip malls.</p><p> Sun, 11 Aug 2013 22:28:21 +0000 Michael Tomsic 33131 at http://wfae.org Major S.C. Insurers Will Stop Covering Early Elective Births http://wfae.org/post/major-sc-insurers-will-stop-covering-early-elective-births <p></p><p>The largest insurance provider in South Carolina, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, and the state's Medicaid program will no longer cover the cost of deliveries for women who choose to give birth early for non-medical reasons. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 23:33:41 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 16253 at http://wfae.org Major S.C. Insurers Will Stop Covering Early Elective Births