The region’s largest insurer has hired a company to explain benefits to its customers.
Hospitals in the Philadelphia area are reporting an increase in the number of people seeking medical care in emergency rooms, a sign that there are more uninsured people using E.R.’s for basic care.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware has agreed to pay a $325,000 penalty to the state for problems experienced by customers in getting cardiac imaging tests.
Health care activists staged demonstrations in three Pennsylvania cities, including Philadelphia, today. They hope to convince Blue Cross to continue providing affordable insurance for low income people.