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Administration steps up scrutiny of insurer WellPoint
Washington Post

The Obama administration escalated a long-running battle with one of the nation’s largest health insurers Tuesday night, calling on state governments to scrutinize any rate increase sought by WellPoint.

In a broader effort to combat “unjustified” premium increases, the administration also asked states to ensure their regulators have the authority to review rate hikes before they take effect.

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