• Coordination of benefits. Which plan is primary?

    4 days ago - By Health Business Blog

    Get your act together!
    I received a couple of ominous looking letters from Boston Children's hospital, letting me know that my claim has “been suspended” by my insurance carrier, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.
    Unlike a couple months ago, when Blue Cross accidentally cancelled my family's entire policy while trying to remove an adult dependent at my request, this time it was due to a “coordination of benefits” issue.
    Here's the situation. Another dependent of mine is a college student in a different state. Our Blue Cross HMO doesn't work out of state, so we buy an additional...
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