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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota CEO says public option would hurt state

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FARGO -- A public insurance option with payments to hospitals and doctors similar to Medicare will exacerbate a cost squeeze already straining North Dakota's medical system, a top health insurance executive said Monday.

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Paul von Ebers, chief executive of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, said Medicare cost reports show most hospitals in the state already struggle with operating losses.

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