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.
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 is planning to go forward with scheduled health insurance rate increases despite calls from government regulators to delay the move.
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.
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.
Democrat Dave Jones has been elected California’s next insurance commissioner in a contest that attracted heavy independent spending by the insurance industry.
The insurance commissioners’ race might not feature boldface names, but the job is influential and the winner will be tasked with navigating the changes brought by federal health care reform on the state level.