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Blue Shield review says its rates are reasonable
San Francisco Chronicle

In response to public criticism about its plan to hike rates as high as 59 percent, Blue Shield of California hired a consultant to do a review.

The results are in, and the report says Blue Shield’s proposed rate increases are “reasonable, not excessive” and comply with the requirements of state and federal regulators. You can read the report (pdf) here.

This isn’t the final word on the subject.