Kansas City, MO June 28, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City Statement on ACA
Kansas City, MO--June 28, 2012 –Today, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) will continue to implement the law while working with policymakers to fix provisions that will increase costs, such as the health insurance excise tax that will add hundreds of dollars to families’ premiums every year. We will also continue to work closely with regulators to ensure a fair marketplace.
We are pressing forward and are fully prepared to implement the regulations that have been issued and to help our members navigate the evolving health insurance marketplace.
Blue KC’s mission continues to be focused on using our role as the area's leading health insurer to provide affordable access to health care and to improve the health and wellness of our members.