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  1. James

    May 22, 2009 at 4:20 pm

    Years ago I dreamed up a scheme whereby a private company would manage the transaction processing and cost-containment side of a public plan. Not unlike how payments for other state programs are managed. I’d been hoping that BCBS or another insurer would say, “Hey, we’ll help make universal care a reality.” They could do that in a heartbeat if they wanted to.

    But I’ve given up that hope … and made the full transition from sad to mad. This whole business really pisses me off.

  2. Single Payer Action

    May 26, 2009 at 11:37 am

    Blue Cross had its chance to implement viable reform initiatives in the 80s and 90s and they blew it!

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