Lawsuits link monopoly to firm’s history

Dominance of Blue Cross will get federal court study

Posted: April 14, 2013 at 2:36 a.m.

Lawsuits filed in federal court in Arkansas against Blue Cross and Blue Shield rely heavily on the history of the organization, which, they argue, evolved into a monopoly that has allowed 38 companies operating under the brand to dominate markets and drive up premiums.

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Business, Pages 69 on 04/14/2013