More than 500 Blue Cross employees take voluntary separation offers; more coming

Modern Healthcare: More than 500 non-union employees at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan have accepted voluntary separation offers and will leave the state's largest health insurer by the end of the year.

The Michigan Blues made the offer to about 8,650 nonbargaining unit employees in September. The offer to retire or leave employment was made for several reasons, including helping to lower the Detroit-based company's administrative costs.

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