Navigation Links
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island and Care New England Reach Agreement to Extend Network Participation
Date:11/24/2008

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) and Care New England (CNE) today announced that an agreement has been reached to extend CNE participation in the BCBSRI network until March 31, 2009. This means that BCBSRI members will continue to have access to CNE Hospitals and the CNE VNA as they currently do through March 31, 2009.

According to BCBSRI President and CEO James E. Purcell and CNE President and CEO John J. Hynes, "We hope today's announcement will calm concerns regarding this situation. We see the extension as an important step toward reaching a new agreement that will enable CNE to remain in the BCBSRI network for the long term, which has been the goal from the very beginning."

The two sides also pledged to continue their contract negotiations and expressed hope that they would settle a new agreement before December 31, 2008. Other details of the extension are not being disclosed by mutual agreement of the parties.

    Contact:
    Christopher J. Medici
    Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
    (401) 459-5283
    Chris.Medici@bcbsri.org

    May Kernan
    Care New England
    (401) 453-7997
    mkernan@carene.org

'/>"/>
SOURCE Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Anthem Life in Connecticut Partner with the Chamber Insurance Trust to Offer Life and Disability Products to Chamber of Commerce Members
2. Parkland Health & Hospital System Rolls Out Innovations PharmASSIST Technology Platform Across Nine Pharmacy Sites
3. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont Saves Nearly a Half-Million Dollars with a Microsoft Partner Compensation Management Solution
4. Blue Cross Teams up With Eight Groups to Address Obesity, Lower Minnesotans Health Risks by Promoting Healthy Eating
5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Calls for Attorney General to Support Stronger Regulation of Commercial Insurers; Protections for Consumers; and Financially Stable Insurance Market
6. Capital BlueCross Receives Prestigious Corporation of the Year Award
7. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut Ranks in Top 10 of Insurers Nationwide on U.S. News & World Report/National Committee for Quality Assurance Americas Best Health Plans List
8. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Introduces International Medical Tourism Pilot Program
9. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to Shoreline Greenway Trail
10. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine Among Top Insurers on U.S. News & World Report/National Committee for Quality Assurance Americas Best Health Plans List
11. Independence Blue Cross Celebrates 70 Years Of Service In Southeastern Pennsylvania
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Dr. ... recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped Cosmetic Town journal ... spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Leading pediatric oncology experts at Children’s National Health ... Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Oct. 12-15. Chaired ... Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s National, and Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., Chief ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... RAPIDS, Mich. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... Wellness, has been named one of Michigan’s 2017 Best and Brightest in Wellness® ... and Brightest in Wellness® awards program on Friday, Oct. 20 from 7:30 a.m. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... of $3,296 in property taxes a year. In some states—like New York, New ... , By contrast, many overseas retirement havens have extremely low property-tax rates, which ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... the University of California Berkeley, and other leading institutions in announcing the launch ... of institutions to change the way animals are raised for food. , Founding ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/28/2017)... -- Cohen Veterans Bioscience and Early Signal Foundation announce ... home sensors for real-time monitoring of patients with trauma-related ... organization focused on disruptive health solutions for rare disorders ... to record and integrate behavioral, cognitive, physiological and contextual ... ...
(Date:9/23/2017)... Pa. , Sept. 22, 2017 Janssen ... a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and ... seeking approval of sirukumab for the treatment of moderately ... letter indicates additional clinical data are needed to further ... moderately to severely active RA. ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... , Pa. and KALAMAZOO, Mich. , Sept. ... Penn. , and OptiMed Specialty Pharmacy of ... partnership to offer a strategic hub service that expedites ... highly sought-after personal spirometer, Spiro PD 2.0, and wellness ... A spirometer is a medical device used to measure ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: