The major health insurers in Washington state held onto their commanding 2.5 million members in 2013, not including self-funded employers such as Microsoft, Starbucks and Amazon, while doling out millions of dollars to high-ranking executives, and spending $1.5 million on board member compensatio
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon
Today a class action complaint was filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court against Regence BlueCross and BlueShield of Oregon, one of the state’s largest healthcare insurance providers, for amassing and retaining profits beyond what it needs to operate as a non-profit entity.
A $3 million lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court has been filed against Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, its parent company, Cambia Health Solutions, and its chief medical officer, Dr. Csaba Mera.
Employers that have Regence BlueCross BlueShield coverage have a new option starting in September.
April 17, 2013 – The profit margins of Oregon’s health insurance companies remained razor thin last year, but that didn’t hinder any of their top executives from taking home bigger paychecks.
April 9, 2013 — Oregon women who get pregnant and struggle with low blood sugar may no longer struggle to seek extra prenatal care relating to diabetes after the House Health Committee voted 8-0 on Monday to require insures to cover diabetic prenatal care at no extra cost.
October 17, 2012 -- This week, the Umpqua Bank Challenge announced it is donating 100,000 to two local nonprofits: Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel and the “I Have a Dream” Foundation. This donation comes from money raised at the 2012 Umpqua Bank Challenge and Regence Pro-Am golf tournaments, as well as support from event sponsors.
June 13, 2012 -- Isn’t there a pharmacy just around the corner? How much of my deductible have I satisfied? What was my member number, again? Regence members can now answer these questions and hundreds of others from the convenience of their smart phone. myRegence.com has gone mobile.
April 23, 2012 -- Adventist Health, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon and Tuality Healthcare have entered into a partnership to provide in-network care to select Individual members in the Portland metropolitan area.
Beginning October 1, 2012, select Regence Individual members will be transitioned from their current PPO network to one of two Oregon Select networks in a move designed to provide members continued quality care and monthly premium affordability.