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Some firms still basing health insurance rates on gender
Los Angeles Times

As of Jan. 1, California requires all individual health insurance policies to be sold on a “gender-neutral” basis — that is, without any consideration for whether you’re a man or woman.

Some are meeting that requirement. Others, including Anthem Blue Cross, the state’s largest provider of individual coverage, appear to be playing fast and loose with ending what regulators call a discriminatory practice.