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Health insurance hikes leave some in Sonoma County in ‘desperation’
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

California’s new insurance commissioner called Thursday for Blue Shield to delay a huge health insurance rate hike, even as he admitted having no authority to stop it.

Dave Jones, who took office Monday, called on Blue Shield of California CEO Bruce Bodaken to delay implementation of a rate hike planned for March 1 until he’s had a chance to review it.