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Blue Shield, With $4.2 Billion In Surplus, Loses California Tax-Exempt Status

State officials have stripped Blue Shield of California of its tax-exempt status, an exemption the nonprofit health insurer has held since its founding in 1939.

03/18/2015

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

Anthem Hacked: Personal Data Of Millions Of Members Possibly Exposed

The second largest health insurer in the nation is dealing with a massive data breach Wednesday night.

02/04/2015

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

(CBS SF)

State Investigating Flawed Covered California Doctor Lists From Insurers

For months, KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch has been investigating consumer complaints about Covered California insurance policies. The months long investigation uncovered everything from too few doctors to complaints of insurance bait and switch.

06/24/2014

(CBS SF)

State Investigating Covered California Insurers After KPIX 5 Reports On Customers Not Finding Doctors

State regulators are investigating whether two large insurance companies, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California, may have broken state laws by misleading customers who signed up for their plans through Covered California.

06/20/2014

(CBS)

Calif. Insurance Commissioner Slams Blue Shield Rate Hike

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is taking issue with recently implemented health insurance premium increases involving tens of thousands of Blue Shield customers.

01/07/2014

(Covered California)

Health Insurance Enrollment Opens For Small California Businesses

California’s small businesses now can enroll for employee health care plans through the state’s insurance exchange website.

12/03/2013

(Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

California’s Health Exchange Working With Insurance Agents To Benefit Small Business Employees

California’s health insurance exchange not only will allow individuals to shop for health insurance plans, but small businesses, as well. Covered California’s Executive Director Peter Lee explains how.

10/02/2013

(CBS)

12 Insurance Plans Join California Health Exchange

Twelve health insurance companies have signed contracts to offer coverage through California’s new exchange as part of the federal health care law.

08/07/2013

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: California’s Health Care Exchange Explained

California is getting an early look at how President Barack Obama’s health care reform measure will work. The Golden State was the first in the nation to set up a health insurance exchange.

05/30/2013

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