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Blue Shield Of California Plans To Raise Rates
Neon Tommy

Blue Shield of California plans to increase rates for individual policy holders by as much as 59 percent starting March 1. The cummulative rate hikes will affect 193,000 customers with an average hike of 30 to 35 percent , according to Blue Shield. One quarter of the affected customers will see increases, scheduled to take place over five months, of more than 50 percent.