Items Tagged ‘Blue Shield’

June 29, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for June 29, 2018

By Emily Blahnik

CNN, Sunscreen 101: Your guide to summer sun protection and sunburn care by Maddie Bender — The active ingredients of sunscreens are regulated by the FDA, so FDA-approved sunscreens are safe for adults and children over 6 months. However, Mayo Clinic dermatologist Dr. Dawn Davis previously told CNN that people with sensitive skin or allergies […]

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Tags: allergies, alzheimer's disease, Atul Gawande, BCBS, Becky Spee, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, breathing tubes, bug-borne diseases, Cancer, Career Immersion Program, coffee

May 1, 2013

Rural hospitals in Minnesota protest Blue Cross reimbursement cut

By Logan Lafferty

Dozens of the state’s rural hospitals are protesting what they see as potentially crippling changes in the way Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota pays them for medical services. Hospital administrators say the new calculation could reduce their payments by hundreds of thousands of dollars, potentially forcing layoffs or tax increases to make up […]

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Tags: Blue Cross, Blue Shield, financial pressure, layoffs, medical services, Star Tribune

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