What happened when HCSC gobbled up Blue Cross plans in other states? [The Montana Standard, Butte]
|By Mike Dennison, The Montana Standard, Butte|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
"They've done a good job of keeping their customer base in
Blue Cross Blue Shield of
It's still the biggest insurer in
While Franchini complimented Blue Cross New Mexico's work under
"It's just not going to be as familiar and as simple as it was before," he said. "It's a new corporate master, and it's a very big corporate master."
Franchini said state officials should maintain close oversight over the foundation and how it spends its money, noting that the
"I wouldn't let it be a free-wheeling, independent organization," he said. "That money should be spent right."
(c)2013 The Montana Standard (Butte, Mont.)
Visit The Montana Standard (Butte, Mont.) at www.mtstandard.com
Distributed by MCT Information Services