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Anthem Blue Cross to end mid-year policy changes and repay consumers $8.3M
Sacramento Business Journal

Anthem Blue Cross has agreed to stop making mid-year changes that raise out-of-pocket costs for individual consumers — and to refund $8.3 million to people who paid them in 2011. Announced Tuesday, the agreement settles a class action in Los Angeles County Superior Court that alleged breach of contract and unfair business practices that reduced benefits available under consumers’ health plan contracts midway through the year.