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Anthem uproar spurs call for closer look at California rate hike filings
Sacramento Bee

Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner says he had his suspicions from the start. In the end, an outside actuary found deep flaws in the rate filings submitted by Anthem Blue Cross. Poizner says his department was just doing its job. But some consumer groups say it’s rare for insurers to get such a critical look, and they’re pressing for greater oversight.