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13 Insurers Involved in Covered California Including Anthem, BCBS and Kaiser

13 Insurers Involved in Covered California Including Anthem, BCBS and Kaiser

Covered California unveiled the 13 health insurers who have agreed to be part of the marketplace, including the state's largest health insurers such as Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente. At least 5.3 million Californians could be eligible for coverage under Covered California. Of those, at least 2.6 million may be eligible for [...]

Blue Shield and Aetna Raise Healthcare Rates Over State Objections

Blue Shield and Aetna Raise Healthcare Rates Over State Objections

Despite objections from regulators, health insurers Blue Shield of California and Aetna Inc. are proceeding with double-digit rate increases that state officials said were unreasonable. Officials at the California Department of Managed Health Care said increases that average more than 11% for about 47,000 individual and small-business [...]

What’s The Matter With California’s Health Market?

What’s The Matter With California’s Health Market?

Government health officials are outraged as health insurers across the country have begun warning of major premium increases as Obamacare kicks into high gear this year and next. Consumers in multiple states will see rate increases of 20 percent or more, and some could see their premiums double. California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones [...]

Anthem Blue Cross to Raise Rates

Anthem Blue Cross to Raise Rates

California's largest for-profit health insurer, Anthem Blue Cross, is seeking to raise rates an average of 18% for more than 630,000 individual policyholders. Some Anthem customers may see rates rise as much as 25% in February under the company's proposal. The increases are among several others proposed by California insurers, including Aetna [...]