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New Contract Agreement Reached between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Tufts Medical Center and New England Quality Care Alliance
BCBSMA Members Can Continue to Seek Care at Tufts Medical Center and from its Community Physician Network
December 7, 2011 – Boston, MA – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA), Tufts Medical Center and New England Quality Care Alliance (NEQCA) announced today that they have agreed to a new three-year contract. The agreement ensures that BCBSMA members who receive care at Tufts Medical Center, Floating Hospital for Children or from a NEQCA community physician can continue to do so without any interruption. BCBSMA members who would like to be new patients of NEQCA, Tufts MC and Floating can receive care as well.
Under the agreement, the Tufts Medical Center and NEQCA network will receive an annual network-wide average increase of 3 percent. Continue reading