Notification of Settlement of Class Action Antitrust Lawsuit Against Blue Cross Blue Shield

University of Maine System Employees and Retirees May Be Eligible to Participate as Plaintiffs

We have been informed that a settlement arising from a class action antitrust lawsuit on behalf of individuals and organizations that purchased or received health insurance provided or administered by a Blue Cross/Blue Shield company has been reached.

The University of Maine System provided health insurance through Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Maine during a portion of the settlement period from February 7, 2008 through December 31, 2011.

Published information from Blue Cross/Blue Shield regarding the settlement indicates that, if approved by the Court, the Settlement establishes a $2.67 billion Settlement Fund.

Eligible employees who wish to file a claim may do so directly with Blue Cross/Blue Shield. For more information visit the Blue Cross Blue Shield Settlement website (External Site).