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Anthem Blue Cross seeks to raise rates up to 20%
San Francisco Chronicle

After taking heat for proposing to raise insurance rates as high as 39 percent, Anthem Blue Cross proposed rates Wednesday that would raise health premiums by an average of 14 percent and as much as 20 percent for thousands of California consumers.

The Woodland Hills (Los Angeles County) health insurer, which had withdrawn its previous proposal after an independent audit found errors in its rate calculations, submitted new filings Wednesday with the state Department of Insurance and the Department of Managed Health Care.

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