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Expert On Possible Blue Cross Status Shift: 'Movement Without Progress'

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That move, Sager noted, would spare Blue Cross scrutiny by the attorney general on practices including executive compensation (like, say, paying out $11 million to an outgoing CEO.)

Listen to their interview here.

My favorite Sager quote: "There are no villains here, and Blue Cross has certainly been trying, in its way, to address health care costs. But this may be another example — this proposal to change to a mutual — another example of movement without progress in health care."

This program aired on March 9, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

Carey Goldberg Twitter Editor, CommonHealth
Carey Goldberg is the editor of WBUR's CommonHealth blog.

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