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State will give health plan rate changes extra scrutiny
Sacramento Business Journal

Future rate changes by major health plans for individual customers will undergo an additional level of actuarial analysis before regulatory approval by the California Department of Insurance, state insurance commissioner Steve Poizner announced Thursday. Top health insurers in the individual market include Anthem Blue Cross, Aetna, Health Net and Blue Shield of California. These plans cover roughly 90 percent of the business.