CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The International Claim Association (ICA) recently elected Jack L. Price, ALHC, CFE, HIA, senior legal division investigator for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, to its executive committee.

Price will serve on the executive committee for the 2003 term. During his tenure, Price will help to supervise a wide range of ICA operations, including oversight of 15 committees and the organization’s annual meeting.

Established in 1909, the ICA is the largest organization of claims professionals in the life and health insurance industry. Members work for many insurance companies in the United States, Canada and other countries, dealing with life, accident, health/medical, disability, workers’ compensation, and fraud.

About BlueCross

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee's mission is to provide its customers and communities with peace of mind through affordable solutions for health and healing, life and living. Founded in 1945, the Chattanooga-based company is focused on reinventing the health plan for its 3 million members in Tennessee and across the country. Through its integrated health management approach, BlueCross provides patient-centric products and services that drive health improvement and positively impact health care quality and value. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company's website at www.bcbst.com.