August 25, 2010

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield rates going up

August 23, 2010. State regulators have accepted rate hikes on individual Anthem Blue Cross health insurance policies after public outrage and government scrutiny halted a larger increase proposed earlier this year.

The California Department of Insurance said Wednesday it approved a rate increase averaging about 14 percent for Anthem Blue Cross customers. The department also approved a nearly 19 percent increase for Blue Shield of California.
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