Eagan, Minnesota-based Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has announced a reduction in force that will see 60 employees laid off from its Egan headquarters and another 40 employees from its Iron Range communities of Aurora and Virgina, Minnesota.
A company spokesperson noted, that the layoffs “are consistent with the normal course of business administration adjustments that take place on an ongoing basis.”
“As our industry continues to face new challenges and opportunities, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is on a journey to transform health care and deliver quality outcomes at the lowest cost to provide a differentiated experience for our members. Ensuring we have the right capabilities and organizational design in one of the first critical steps we are taking to better enable future innovation and growth. By centralizing resources and staffing levels around key strategic priorities, Blue Cross is well-positioned to deliver solutions that can generate the best health experiences for our nearly three million members.”
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