Empire sticks with Medicare HMO
- Copying Medicare, Empire refuses to pay for errors. Snyder, Alison // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);4/11/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 18, p23A
The article reports on the announcement that the Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield is the first health insurer following Medicare's example and will not pay for hospitals' preventable medical errors in Long Island, New York. It is stated that the move could have a financial impact on hospitals. The...
- New part A intermediary tapped. // AHA News;12/08/97, Vol. 33 Issue 47, p6
Reports on Empire Blue Cross & Blue Shield's replacement of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Delaware Inc. as the Medicare Part A fiscal intermediary for the state.
- Update. // Modern Healthcare;03/16/98, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p50
Reports on several issues and business activities of healthcare facilities in the United States. Invalidation on the appeal made by Medical University of South Carolina for its lease proposals; Rejection in the proposed takeover of Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield in two healthcare...
- Medicare claims made by N.Y. Blues disputed. Pallarito, Karen // Modern Healthcare;6/27/94, Vol. 24 Issue 26, p44
Reports on Health and Human Services' (HHS) inspector general's office's identification of Medicare claims paid by the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) that should be covered by insurance company Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield. HHS' recommendation for HCFA to negotiate a...
- Empire Blues launch managed-care WC product. Lonkevich, Dan // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;7/15/96, Vol. 100 Issue 29, p11
Reports that Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield has launched a managed-care workers' compensation product for self-insured employers in New York. Initial foray into the workers' compensation market; Offering of 24-hour insurance coverage.
- Empire Blues' for-profit move avoids brewing flap. Pallarito, Karen // Modern Healthcare;09/30/96, Vol. 26 Issue 40, p2
Reports on the move by Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield, that saw the avoidance of a controversy over the preservation of the charitable assets of the company. Description of plans from Blue Cross; Reason for the move by Empire; Comments from Michael A. Stocker, M.D., president and chief...
- INSURERS. Montague, Jim; Pitman, Hilarie // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;4/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 8, p22
Reports on the penalty applied to Empire Blue Cross for violation of New York state insurance law. Background information; Implications; Plans and expectations.
- EMPIRE WANTS TO GO FOR-PROFIT. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;10/20/96, Vol. 70 Issue 20, p67
Reports on the plan of Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield to convert to a for-profit company. Move as part of effort to be competitive; Reactions to the plan.
- Empire brokers. // Crain's New York Business;8/1/94, Vol. 10 Issue 31, p27
Reports on the legislation that will enable Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield to pay commissions to brokers and agents.