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Blue Shield California Cancels Rate Hikes
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Blue Shield of California withdrew its rate-increase request from the California Department of Insurance today. The non-profit, health-insurance giant was heavily criticized for its request in January to raise individual premiums by as much as 59 percent. On March 1st, 2011, an independent review by the California Department of Insurance also found several errors in Blue Shield California rate hikes during 2010.

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