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Natividad negotiating with Anthem Blue Cross of California
The Californian - Salinas

Natividad Medical Center is negotiating a new contract with Anthem Blue Cross of California, hospital, officials announced Monday.

Blue Cross has issued a contract termination notice to Natividad for inpatient and outpatient services effective Jan. 15, if the hospital does not agree to the insurance company’s proposed reduced rates, officials said.While Blue Cross is asking for millions of dollars from Natividad, their parent company, Wellpoint, made nearly $3 billion in profit according to their most recent published financial statements.