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Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

  • Music

    March 13, 2014

    How Will Obamacare Affect Musicians?

    The Affordable Care Act could offer a path to health care for struggling artists.

  • News

    January 16, 2014

    Lane Closure Exposure

    New Jersey traffic retribution scandal tough for Houstonians to understand.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Blue Cross Blue Shield's Obamacare Fail Continues

    If you have Texas Blue Cross Blue Shield, the odds are good you have sat on the phone enjoying their hold music recently. Cat Jeanes, of Austin, has definitely gotten an earful of that happy snappy guitar that plays on the automated system, and she isn't alone, judging by the other complaints surf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    Obamacare is Moving Along, But One Guy Says He's Paying for Insurance He's Not Getting

    Texas Blue Cross Blue Shield has lovely hold music. Just ask Fred Rhodes. He and his wife have taken turns listening to it since they found out that, despite having enrolled and paid for their new health insurance in December, they still aren't in the system. With the advent of the Affordable Care ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Fire Fighters, Police on Opposite Sides of Mayoral Race

    The Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association announced they will be endorsing Ben Hall in his challenge to incumbent Mayor Annise Parker in this year's mayoral campaign. This comes well after the Houston Police Officers' Union endorsed the incumbent mayor back in March and just weeks after a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Dr. Khaled Jabboury: Incredible Story of a Proven Cancer Doctor Getting Steamrolled by the Insurance Giants

    It's a Thursday afternoon and Dr. Khaled Jabboury greets a patient in the waiting room of his office at the West Houston Medical Center. The woman, though it's not immediately noticeable, is facing the toughest challenge of her life. As Dr. Jabboury has proven, she has come to the right place. For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Game Time: Football -- This Season's First Round of Best Bets

    Oregon Ducks: Ignore the uniforms and jump onboard​Okay, it's the first officially great football weekend of the season (loaded college slate plus first weekend of NFL).Last weekend's college slate was sort of like a "soft" opening for a new restaurant, working out the kinks in anticipation of the ... More >>

  • News

    July 16, 2009

    Cover Me

    Kathern Cathey thought she had an insurance policy that would save her life. Not exactly.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Not Your Usual Doctor's-License Suspension (This One Includes a 107 MPH Cop Chase)

    Hair Balls reads many Texas Medical Board notices of license suspensions, and they usually involve doctors keeping poor records or maybe popping a few pills. But Thursday's announcement of the suspension of Victoria doctor Shirley Pigott's license was in a league of its own.Pigott has had a long-sta ... More >>

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    No Secrets

    Health providers, insurance companies, researchers and government agencies all want your medical records. And it doesn't matter whether you want them released or not.

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Double Image

    Does selling George W. Bush mean Mark McKinnon has sold out?

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    Two Bullets in the Back

    Three cops. One kid on LSD. Something just didn't add up for Skip and Becky Allen, who filed a lawsuit to find out how their son died.

  • Music

    August 7, 1997

    Tell No Lies

    With Butch, Carla Bozulich and the Geraldine Fibbers are lost no more

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