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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota President and CEO Craig Samitt, M.D., will retire on May 3, the insurer said in a March 31 press release. Kathleen Blatz, who has served on the Blues plan’s Board of Trustees for more than a decade and is a former Minnesota Supreme Court justice, will serve as interim CEO effective April 1 while the board conducts a search for Samitt’s replacement. Samitt, the release noted, “was one of the first health care executives to declare racism as a public health crisis, and he made racial and health equity the cornerstone of Blue Cross’ initiative to make health care more equitable.” Read more at https://bit.ly/3sEFUNU.

HHS said on April 1 that after advance payments of tax credits that have been bolstered by the American Rescue Plan, an average of three out of five eligible uninsured Americans can access zero-premium plans and an average of four out of five current HealthCare.gov consumers will be able to find a plan for $10 or less per month. Marketplace customers will see their premiums decrease, on average, by $50 per person per month and $85 per policy per month thanks to expanded subsidies in the COVID-19 relief legislation, the department said. HHS also said it will spend an additional $50 million on advertising to boost its outreach campaign promoting the pandemic-related special enrollment period, which runs through Aug. 15. Read more at https://bit.ly/3dohVw5.

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