- The Progressive Pulse - http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org -

NC Blue Cross – 96.8% Monopoly Insurer

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?