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NC Blue Cross – 96.8% Monopoly Insurer

Posted By Adam Searing On June 30, 2009 @ 12:20 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

When NC Blue Cross has 96.8% of the individual private health insurance business in North Carolina [1], there isn’t any other way to describe that except as a monopoly. Individual health insurance is coverage bought directly by an individual or family and not through an employer.

And Kay Hagan can’t decide if a public health insurance plan option is a good thing for North Carolinians?


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[1] 96.8% of the individual private health insurance business in North Carolina: http://www.ncdoi.com/Industry/StatisticalData/2008/Volume%20IV%20-%20Accident%20and%20Health%20Business/2008_P4S1_Individual%20comprehensive.pdf

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