June 28, 2012 at 11:25 AM EDT
Health Care Reform Stands; BCBSNC will Push to Expand Access, Improve Quality, Reduce Costs
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – BCBSNC President and CEO Brad Wilson has issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision today to uphold the majority of the Affordable Care Act.
 
“Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has been preparing for and will meet all requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
 
While the debate in Washington will continue, the need to change health care in North Carolina remains.  Our focus on finding new ways to expand access to care, improve quality, and rein in rising medical costs for our customers will not change.
 
The health care system is evolving, and we are dedicated to leading that transformation to improve the health of all North Carolinians.”
 
About BCBSNC:

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is a leader in delivering innovative health care products, services and information to more than 3.6 million members, including approximately 900,000 served on behalf of other Blue Plans. For 78 years, the company has served its customers by offering health insurance at a competitive price and has served the people of North Carolina through support of community organizations, programs and events that promote good health. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute in 2012. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Visit BCBSNC online at bcbsnc.com.

 
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