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Blue Cross Accused of Predatory Pricing
Courthouse News Service - Tracey Dalzell Walsh

In a class action in state court, four medical groups accuse Blue Cross Blue Shield of monopolizing insured medical services in Alabama through its preferred medical doctor (PMD) requirements and “exclusionary” and “predatory conduct” designed to eliminate competition. The physicians say Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama controls 80 percent of the state’s commercially insured residents.