Blue Cross and Blue Shield extend operations with Convergys Philippines

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) is expanding its call capacity through a partnership with global business process outsourcing (BPO) firm Convergys. BSBSNC is expanding its three-year relationship with Convergys as it seeks to adapt to customer needs and the volatile healthcare environment. Officials from BCBSNC said the expansion will allow the company to redirect basic benefit, eligibility and claims calls from health care providers to Convergys centres in the Philippines. Globally, Convergys employs more than 130,000 people in more than 150 locations, including at a number of centers in the Philippines.