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California Insurance commisioner Dave Jones gets OK to enforce medical loss ratio regulations
San Francisco Business Times

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, who took office earlier this month, said Monday he’s won approval from the state’s Office of Administrative Law for an emergency regulation to enforce medical loss ratio guidelines in President Barack Obama’s health reform act. The authorization comes after the new commissioner has tangled with both San Francisco’s Blue Shield of California and Woodland Hills-based Anthem Blue Cross over their recent steep hikes in premiums for individual policyholders.