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Health insurance regulation bill stalls for the year
Sacramento Bee

A controversial push to give state regulators the power to reject proposed increases in health insurance rates stalled in the state Senate on Wednesday.

Assembly Bill 52, by Assemblyman Mike Feuer, D-Los Angeles, would let the state insurance commissioner or the director of the Department of Managed Health Care reject or modify proposed rate increases found to be “excessive,” “inadequate” or “discriminatory.”