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Gov. Bryant may prefer Legislature instead of courts to face BlueCross

November 4, 2013

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Gov. Phil Bryant

By Bobby Harrison JACKSON, Mississippi – Gov. Phil Bryant may not be ending his battle with BlueCross & BlueShield, but instead may be moving the contest to a different venue – a political venue where he has more expertise – the Mississippi Legislature. Bryant, for whatever reason, decided last week he did not want to […]

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Miss. lawmakers hear about BlueCross-HMA dispute

September 16, 2013

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Emily Wagster Pettus JACKSON — Mississippi lawmakers say they hope the state’s second-largest hospital company and largest health insurer will resolve a financial dispute before patients lose care or facilities close. Health Management Associates, a Florida-based company that owns 10 Mississippi hospitals, sued Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi in June, saying that the […]

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