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Poizner urges Anthem Blue Cross to delay increases pending inquiry
Sacramento Bee - Bobby Caina Calvan

California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner dispatched a letter Monday to executives at WellPoint, the parent company of Anthem Blue Cross, urging them to postpone rate increases until May 1 so an independent actuary can investigate. California law requires health insurers to pay out at least 70 cents of each premium dollar for benefits.

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