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Questions for insurance commissioner candidates
San Francisco Chronicle

Major California health insurers are imposing big rate increases, raising questions that the candidates for state insurance commissioner must answer, especially since national health care reform has started.

We need answers.

On Sept. 17, the California Department of Insurance approved a 19 percent rate increase for 65,000 Aetna policyholders, which took effect Oct. 1 – meaning these customers got a whopping two weeks’ notice.