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Old 10-06-2016, 08:11 AM   #161
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Originally Posted by ziggy29 View Post
Is this another example of PPOs being shut down with members forced into an HMO?

As you probably know... it happened in Texas for this year.... only HMOs for BCBSTX....

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Old 10-06-2016, 09:07 AM   #162
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Originally Posted by MichaelB View Post
I was wondering that, but browsing the plans, it doesn't seem to be the case. Difficult to tell, though, they (BCBS) really don't share much info on their offerings.
When I had to choose a new plan last year (my then-current BCBSIL plan was being 'discontinued' - why not just change the terms of that plan?), the only plans that I considered affordable from BCBSIL were HMO. So even if you are not forced to HMO, you may be 'persuaded'.

Hmmm, I guess I'll be seeing something from them soon for next year. Oh joy.


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