NC judge dismisses conflict-of-interest claims in Medicaid managed care contract process
A state judge has dismissed claims filed by several losing bidders that Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina was improperly awarded a massive contract for a chunk of North Carolina's Medicaid program when it shifts to a managed care format next year.
'Grand conspiracy': Big companies fight over massive state Medicaid contract
State officials acknowledge one member of the Medicaid contract evaluation team is dating a Blue Cross executive and another went to work there, but they say Aetna is grasping at straws.
Aetna: Blue Cross had unfair advantage in NC's Medicaid managed care contract process
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina had an unfair advantage to gain a multibillion-dollar state contract to handle Medicaid claims under a new managed care system, according to an appeal filed by one of the losing bidders.