Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, the state’s largest health insurer, soon will no longer administer claims and provide customer service to employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest retailer, losing the business to another Blue Cross plan in Arkansas. Starting in January 2010, Illinois Blue Cross won’t be performing administrative functions, such […]
Effective July 13, 2008, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois will no longer print and mail Explanation of Benefits (EOBs) that relate to all patient share zero liability claims. Zero liability claims are those claims that are covered and paid for by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and do not require any additional […]
By Monique Garcia | Chicago Tribune reporter
When Brianna Dicianni was diagnosed with autism two years ago, doctors said the girl would never learn to speak.
Undeterred, her family sought therapy, only to run into another roadblock: Because their insurance company didn’t cover treatment for autism, they would have to pay for the costly sessions out of pocket.
Brianna’s parents borrowed against their home, dipped into college savings for their three children and—$80,000