Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney announces that UMMC and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi have come to an agreement on their network relationship.

“I am very pleased that the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi (BCBS) have agreed to continue their network relationship. I commend Vice Chancellor LouAnn Woodard of UMMC, and Carol Pigott, President of BCBS, for their exceptional leadership in bringing this matter to a resolution.  I also wish to offer a special thanks to the Mediator, John Corlew of Corlew, Munford and Smith, PLLC, for his efforts in helping the parties find common ground.  This is truly a great day for those who rely upon UMMC and BCBS for the financing and delivery of healthcare in this State.”

                   Mike Chaney – Commissioner of Insurance