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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois says group claims processing work the health insurer does will be outsourced to outside organizations. The total number of employees impacted by this decision is 60 across the state.

Spokesman Michael Deering.

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Deering adds the let-go-of employees will receive severance benefits, and transition and outplacement services.

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Deering stresses that customer service reps for the insurer would not be sent overseas to India. He adds that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois'
futurue is bright, touting that it's increased its workforce over a third over the last five years.

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