Daily Archives: May 10, 2019

Next 30 days crucial for State Treasurer — ‘Clear Pricing’ aims to slow health care costs

RALEIGH – State Treasurer Dale Folwell in conjunction with the State Health Plan announced this week the launch of a new Participation Agreement – a contract used by Blue Cross of North Carolina to create a custom ‘provider network’ for 720,000 people covered by the Plan. Blue Cross is the Plan’s third-party administrator and, as such, contracts directly and indirectly with health care providers, intermediaries and provider organizations to provide, arrange for, or administer the delivery of covered medical services to Plan members. The new network is being developed as part of F…