East Bay Construction Company Owners Charged With $5M Workers' Compensation FraudThe Alameda County District Attorney's Office has charged three owners of East Bay painting and construction companies in an alleged $5 million workers' compensation fraud scheme.
CA Insurance Commissioner: 325,000 Residents Near Recent Wildfires Won't Lose InsuranceHomeowners and renters in 22 Northern California counties are guaranteed not to lose their property insurance policies over the next year after the state announced a moratorium on Monday for people who live near recent wildfires.
Wildfires: California Insurance Commissioner Urges Evacuees To Record Expenses, Seek ReimbursementCalifornia residents with insurance who are evacuating wildfires may have coverage for relocation costs, even if their properties are not damaged or destroyed.
California Insurance Commissioner Orders Premium Returns During Coronavirus PandemicInsurance companies will need to return premiums to customers and business affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic by order of California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara.
KCBS In Depth: California Insurance Commissioner On Covered California EnrollmentKCBS 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.
Calif. Insurance Commissioner Criticizes Anthem Blue Cross Rate HikeCalifornia 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.
California Anthem Blue Cross Customers May See Rate HikeMore than half a million Californians who are covered by Anthem Blue Cross could see a massive rate hike early next year.
California Moves To Control Health Insurance RatesA 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.
California Bill Targets Excess Health Insurance RatesA 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.
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.
Anthem Blue Cross Delays $40M California Rate HikeAnthem 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.
California Claims Drug Giant Bribed Docs To PrescribeA 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.
Blue Shield Of California Says Review Supports Rate HikesBlue 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.
Calif. Insurance Regulator Gets Approval For Tighter RuleInsurance 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.
Insurance Commissioner Not Backing Down From Blue Shield Over Rate IncreaseState 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.