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California Insurance Commissioner

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KCBS In Depth: California Insurance Commissioner On Covered California Enrollment

KCBS In Depth talks to California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on the pending deadline for the Affordable Care Act and what people should do if their health insurance policy was cancelled.

12/09/2013

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

Calif. Insurance Commissioner Criticizes Anthem Blue Cross Rate Hike

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said Tuesday that Anthem Blue Cross’ proposed rate hike for some of its small-group members is unreasonable, but the insurer says the increase reflects the rising cost of health care.

01/08/2013

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

California Anthem Blue Cross Customers May See Rate Hike

More than half a million Californians who are covered by Anthem Blue Cross could see a massive rate hike early next year.

11/21/2012

California Moves To Control Health Insurance Rates

A California legislative committee on Wednesday narrowly approved a bill that would give state officials the power to reject proposed health insurance rate increases, but even some supporters said it will need major changes to survive.

CBS San Francisco–07/06/2011

California Bill Targets Excess Health Insurance Rates

A bill that would allow state officials to reject rate increases proposed by health insurers is under intense lobbying pressure as it faces a key committee vote this week.

CBS San Francisco–07/05/2011

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California Senate Takes Up Health Care Premium Regulation

A bill authored by California’s insurance commissioner would require health insurance companies to get permission from regulators before implementing a rate hike.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/29/2011

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

Anthem Blue Cross Delays $40M California Rate Hike

Anthem Blue Cross, the largest health plan in California, said Monday it will delay and reduce rate hikes that would have hit some 600,000 policyholders at an estimated cost of $40 million.

CBS San Francisco–03/21/2011

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California Claims Drug Giant Bribed Docs To Prescribe

A whistleblower lawsuit claims Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. bribed doctors to prescribe its drugs, costing insurers perhaps millions of dollars in the largest alleged health care fraud case ever handled by the state.

CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

Blue Shield Of California Says Review Supports Rate Hikes

Blue Shield of California said an independent review has found that its most recent rate hikes on health insurance policies are not excessive and meet state and federal requirements.

CBS San Francisco–03/01/2011

Calif. Insurance Regulator Gets Approval For Tighter Rule

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said he can ensure some consumers will get the best deal for their premium dollars with the approval of a new emergency regulation.

CBS San Francisco–01/25/2011

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