State Accuses AbbVie Of Paying Doctors To Overprescribe HumiraPharmaceutical giant AbbVie illegally plied doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's best-selling drugs, Humira, despite its potentially deadly complications, a California official said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Fire Losses From Recent California Wildfires Top $1 BillionCalifornia's insurance commissioner says preliminary estimates of losses from the state's recent siege of wildfires exceed $1 billion and that the figure is expected to rise.
Insurance Commissioner Holds Car Share Service Hearings To Ensure Consumer Protection California's Insurance Commissioner will hold a hearing Friday to gather information about transportation network companies such as UberX and Sidecar with hopes of ensuring consumer protection.
Calif. Insurance Commissioner Slams Blue Shield Rate HikeCalifornia Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is taking issue with recently implemented health insurance premium increases involving tens of thousands of Blue Shield customers.
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.
Cancellation Delayed For 115,000 Blue Shield Of California Policies California's insurance commissioner has reached an agreement with one of the state's major health insurance companies to delay its cancellation of more than 115,000 individual policies under the federal Affordable Care Act.
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 Cuts Discount Car Insurance Program PriceA little known state program that offers low cost car insurance to low-income California drivers just got cheaper.
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.
Report Reveals Personal Wealth Of Gov. BrownFinancial 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.