Ohio Shop Hangs On With Growing Health Insurer After Review
CHICAGO–HMS Partners expanded its relationship with Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield by besting two other finalists for the acquisition-minded company’s growing account.
The Columbus, Ohio, shop was chosen by the insurer after a review that sources said came down to HMS, Fahlgren in Columbus and Bates Midwest in Indianapolis.
The business, which includes media buying, is expected to bill $10-12 million and has grown as Anthem has expanded the number of state Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans it owns to seven.
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