NU Online News Service, Oct. 12, 2004, 2:41 p.m. EDT
A company that controls 3 Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans is expanding into New England.[@@]
Health Care Service Corp., Chicago, says its Fort Dearborn Life Insurance Company unit has agreed to acquire “100% of the membership interest” of Combined Services L.L.C., Concord, N.H.,
Health Care Service runs the Blues plans in Illinois, Texas and New Mexico. Its Fort Dearborn Life unit sells group and voluntary insurance products through its sisters Blues plans and alliances with other Blues plans.