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North Memorial Health Care and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Reach Contract Agreement for Clinics

EAGAN, Minn., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Memorial Health Care and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota have reached an agreement on a contract that allows North Memorial Clinics to remain as participating providers in all of Blue Cross' provider networks. The contract was set to expire at midnight on July 31, 2009.

"We are pleased that an agreement has been reached," said Patrick Boran, Chief Financial Officer, North Memorial. "We wanted to avoid any disruption in care for our patients who are covered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield and we look forward to continue serving these patients with remarkable patient care and service."

"We are pleased we reached an agreement that keeps North Memorial providers in our contracted network," says Jim Eppel, senior vice president, health management, Blue Cross and Blue Shield. "Blue Cross members can continue to receive care from North Memorial providers with uninterrupted coverage."

Members can find more information at or by calling the customer service number on the back of their I.D. card.

About Blue Cross

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, with headquarters in the St. Paul suburb of Eagan, was chartered in 1933 as Minnesota's first health plan and continues to carry out its charter mission today: to promote a wider, more economical and timely availability of health services for the people of Minnesota. A nonprofit, taxable organization, Blue Cross is the largest health plan based in Minnesota, covering 2.8 million members in Minnesota and nationally through its health plans or plans administered by its affiliated companies. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, headquartered in Chicago. Go to to learn more about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.

About North Memorial

North Memorial has provided more than 50 years of service to communities in the northwest metro and currently has more than 5,000 employees. North Memorial includes North Memorial Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center and tertiary care center. In addition to being recognized for its outstanding emergency and trauma services, North Memorial is recognized for its oncology services, heart and stroke care, women and children's services and numerous primary care and specialty clinics located throughout the northwestern Twin Cities. For more information visit

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