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4 CEOs asked to testify in D.C.
San Francisco Chronicle

Congressional lawmakers on Tuesday expanded their investigation into the health insurance rate hikes proposed in California by Anthem Blue Cross by requesting that the chief executives of the nation’s four largest health insurers testify at a hearing later this month on medical claim denials affecting people with pre-existing conditions.

The chairmen of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and its investigations subcommittee sent letters Tuesday to UnitedHealth Group, Humana, Aetna and WellPoint Inc., Anthem’s parent company.