Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Statement on SCOTUS Decision

WASHINGTON–(ENEWSPF)–June 28, 2012.  Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) President and CEO Scott P. Serota issued the following statement regarding today’s Supreme Court decision: “BCBSA has long been committed to ensuring everyone has high quality, affordable healthcare coverage.  We will continue to implement the law while working with policymakers to fix provisions that will increase costs, such as the health insurance tax that will add hundreds of dollars to families’ premiums each year.  On behalf of our 100 million members, Blue companies will continue to lead efforts in their local communities – partnering with doctors, nurses, hospitals and others – to rein in costs, improve quality, help people stay well and better manage their care when they need it.”