I am writing today to announce the closure of the New Mexico Independent. After three and a half years of operation in New Mexico, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news…
Health insurance rate battle highlighted on KUNM
Thursday on the KUNM evening news, The Independent’s Bryant Furlow discussed the efforts of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico to raise rates on individual policy holders in the state. The state Supreme Court ruled this week that the Insurance Division can move ahead with new hearings on the rate increase; it had previously approved a rate increase that averaged 21 percent.
In case you missed it, you can listen to it here.