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Capital BlueCross Reaches Out to Former Employees of Turbine Airfoil Designs
Date:10/12/2009

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital BlueCross President & CEO William Lehr, Jr. today said the company is reaching out individually to former employees of Turbine Airfoil Designs (TAD) covered by Capital BlueCross, to help them resolve medical bills incurred between October 2008 and March 2009.

"The story in yesterday's Harrisburg Patriot-News helped lay out the hardship that continues to be experienced by the men and women who lost their jobs when TAD closed," said Lehr.

"Last March, we notified TAD employees that TAD had not been paying their health insurance premiums since October, and that their coverage had to be terminated, in some cases retroactive to October. For over a year, we have been working to try to remedy the situation. But given that legal proceedings have recently been brought against TAD, it is clear that solutions will not be quickly achieved.

"While we acted in good faith, so too did the former employees of TAD. As yesterday's Patriot-News story makes clear, many of these employees had in good faith undertaken medical treatments between October and March. Those are the situations we want to help resolve.

"Capital BlueCross is a business - but we also are a non-profit organization with a

70-year community mission. And this is one of those instances where mission should prevail. So I have directed that we will reach out to the affected covered employees in the coming days, to develop a plan to address the situation with them.

"I am also directing our team to reach out to the hospitals, physicians and other providers who provided these services. It is my hope that, as community-oriented organizations and individuals in their own right, they will work with us to ameliorate this situation."

Capital BlueCross will be contacting all former covered TAD employees by the end of next week.

Capital BlueCross is the leading health insurer in its region, providing health insurance coverage to nearly one million people in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. Capital BlueCross is committed to making health insurance simple for its customers and members through all the stages of life by offering nationally acclaimed customer service and a full range of innovative benefit programs at competitive prices.

The company has been providing health security to the people and communities of central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley for more than 70 years and employs about 2,100 people in the region.

Capital BlueCross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

More information about Capital BlueCross can be found at http://www.capbluecross.com .

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