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Insurance Commissioner calls on more health insurers to delay hikes
San Francisco Chronicle

Just as Blue Shield of California appeared to be making itself the latest poster child for ill-timed health insurance rate hikes, new Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today sent letters out to three more insurers — Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and PacifiCare — calling on each of them to hold off on proposed premium increases for 60 days. “I am very concerned about the impact of the premium increases that health insurers are proposing, increases that I have not had the opportunity to review.

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