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"Some Michiganders who buy health insurance on the individual market will face double-digit rate hikes next year under rate changes approved by state regulators." (Detroit Free Press)

The new five year contract takes effect on Monday

Blue Cross has notified customers that coverage of Bronson services could be considered out of network

Blue Cross Blue Shield Pays State $100 Million

Apr 18, 2014

Blue Cross Blue Shield has made its first payment to a state fund for health programs. Gongwer News Service reports the amount is $100 million.

The company has to pay because its legal status changed under the Affordable Care Act. Previously it was called an insurer of last resort. But the health care law makes it unnecessary for states to carry those.

The state now considers Blue Cross a nonprofit mutual.

State Senate to consider health care exchange legislation and House changes to Blue Cross reform bills.