Dave Jones

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

Prescription Drugs

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

Gov. Jerry Brown

Report Reveals Personal Wealth Of Gov. Brown

Financial disclosure forms released Thursday show Gov. Jerry Brown and his wife, former Gap Inc. executive Anne Gust Brown, have real estate and stock holdings potentially worth millions of dollars.

CBS San Francisco–03/03/2011

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

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. (Dave Jones Campaign)

Insurance Commissioner Not Backing Down From Blue Shield Over Rate Increase

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has renewed his criticism of Blue Shield of California Saturday and plans to conduct a full review of the insurance carrier’s planned rate increase.


Blue Shield Of California To Proceed With Rate Hikes

Blue Shield of California is planning to go forward with scheduled health insurance rate increases despite calls from government regulators to delay the move.

CBS San Francisco–01/14/2011

Examination in a doctor's office. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

California, Federal Officials Vow To Fight Blue Shield Rate Hike

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones are vowing to push back against massive health insurance rate hikes proposed by Blue Shield.

CBS San Francisco–01/06/2011

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. (Dave Jones Campaign)

New Insurance Commisioner Jones Vows To Back Federal Reform

As one of his first acts in office, California’s new insurance commissioner said he’ll back the national health care reform law by proposing emergency legislation to ramp up enforcement.

CBS San Francisco–01/03/2011

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. (Dave Jones Campaign)

Jones Wins California Insurance Commissioner Race

Democrat Dave Jones has been elected California’s next insurance commissioner in a contest that attracted heavy independent spending by the insurance industry.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010