March Update: New Analysis Compares Blues, Non-Blues Plan Enrollment

The AIS Data Team would like to alert you to a new in-app download, BCBS vs. Non-Blues Analysis Nationally and in Select Sectors, now available on your subscriber dashboard. The report compares the most recently available Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan enrollment to non-Blues carrier enrollment. For the report, we used data from last month’s update, which primarily reflects third quarter 2017 status.

If you haven’t yet done so, we encourage you to check out our latest enrollment figures, posted last month. And as always, be sure to check out the newsfeed – recent coverage includes the following topics:

Merger and Acquisition Activity

• Cigna-Express Scripts Deal Could Stymie CVS-Aetna Tie-up
• Anthem Completes Acquisition of America’s 1st Choice

Federal and State Developments Driving Market Share

• Idaho Warned Against ACA Violations
• Iowa Lawmakers Seek Non-ACA-Compliant Plan for Farmers
• CEOs Criticize Short-Term Plans, Medicaid Work Requirements
• Trump’s Rule on Short-term Plans May or May Not ‘Bridge Gaps’
• Final 2018 AEP Numbers Reflect the ‘Value Proposition’ of MA
• Medicaid, Medicare MCOs Lift Guidance on Tax Reform

Insurer Initiatives to Boost Performance

• Health Partners Plans Reaches Its Unreachable Members
• Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Iowa Leads the State’s Individual Market
• Centene Aims to Become Bigger Player in Correctional Care
• On Earnings Dive, Medicaid Contract Losses, Molina Seeks a Turnaround