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Protesters demand access to Blue Shield’s luxury skybox at Levi’s Stadium during a protest outside the health insurer’s headquarters in San Francisco. (CBS)

Blue Shield Customers Protest Nonprofit’s $2.5 Million Skybox At Levi’s Stadium

Customers of not-for-profit health insurer Blue Shield planned to deliver signatures Thursday demanding access to the orginziation’s new luxury suite at Levi’s Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers.

09/11/2014

Jeffrey Rusch of Camp Meeker has been denied coverage by Anthem Blue Cross for his cancer treatments. (CBS)

Anthem Blue Cross To Cover Sonoma County Cancer Patient After KPIX 5 Report

Anthem Blue Cross told the family of a Sonoma County man that they will cover his cancer treatment, after KPIX 5 reported that they received a letter denying coverage.

05/30/2014

Jeffrey Rusch of Camp Meeker has been denied coverage by Anthem Blue Cross for his cancer treatments. (CBS)

Sonoma County Man Battling Cancer Denied Coverage By Anthem Blue Cross After Paying $100K In Premiums

A Sonoma County man battling more than a dozen tumors in his body is fighting a new battle with his insurance carrier, who has denied coverage for his treatments.

05/28/2014

Woodland Hills, Calif. offices of Anthem Blue Cross. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Anthem Settles Suit Involving 120K California Policyholders

Anthem Blue Cross has agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the health insurer of manipulating policies and forcing California patients into higher deductible policies with fewer benefits.

CBS San Francisco–06/21/2011

San Francisco General Hospital (City and County of San Francisco)

San Francisco Files Lawsuit Against Three Medical Insurers

San Francisco is suing three insurance companies on claims that they underpaid San Francisco General Hospital for emergency services given to policyholders.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/25/2011

Woodland Hills, Calif. offices of Anthem Blue Cross. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Calif. Regulator: Blue Cross Rate Hike Unreasonable

Double-digit rate hikes for 120,000 Anthem Blue Cross health insurance policyholders will take effect Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011

Woodland Hills, Calif. offices of Anthem Blue Cross. (David McNew/Getty Images)

California Fines Big Insurers For Underpayment Of Claims

After a state audit, California’s seven largest health insurers face nearly $5 million in fines for wrongly refusing to pay claims to hospitals and physicians.

CBS San Francisco–11/29/2010

Adult female (left) and male (right) deer ticks, which can carry Lyme Disease. (AP)

HealthWatch: Bay Area Lyme Disease Patient Fights Insurer

Imagine the frustration when you do have insurance but you still can’t get your plan to pay for drugs that cost thousands of dollars a month.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010

Anthem Blue Cross President Quits After Rate Hike Fight

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The president of Anthem Blue Cross in California is resigning after an attempted rate increase that became President Barack Obama’s poster child for out-of-control health care costs.

07/20/2010

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