Summer is flying by and it won’t be long until Open Enrollment begins for 2017. In fact, now is the time to start thinking about your health insurance needs for the coming year and getting prepared. For many North Carolinians, 2016 saw an increase in insurance premiums as well as changes in long-standing networks. Enrollment issues with the federal Marketplace and customer service issues across the board left many BCBSNC members feeling weary and frustrated. As insurance agents, we understand those frustrations. Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC has worked tirelessly over the last few months to update information, improve communication, and meet the challenges presented by the ACA market. On June 9th, BCBSNC President and CEO Brad Wilson told the News and Observer, “While some critics of the law are saying ‘I told you so,’ I believe we need to take a more constructive tone toward making sure the ACA is in fact sustainable for the long haul” (Read full article).
And that is just what Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina is doing. (more…)