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AB 52 and the Fight to Stop Health Insurance Industry Price Gouging
California Progress Report

A bill to regulate health insurance rate hikes faces fierce industry opposition as it moves through the legislature. AB 52 (Feuer) would rein in health and HMO premium increases that soared 131% from 1999 to 2009 – nearly five times the rate of inflation.

Excessive health insurance rate increases have priced coverage out of the reach of millions of Californians.