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Lawmakers push plan to control health insurance costs
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

For the fourth time in as many years, California Democratic lawmakers are pushing a plan to control health insurance rate increases.

A bill jointly authored by Assemblyman Jarrod Huffman and Assemblyman Mike Feuer, D-Los Angeles, would give state regulators the authority to reject steep rate hikes, like the 16.4 percent premium increase proposed this year by Anthem Blue Cross but later reduced and postponed.