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Big California health plan lays off up to 460 workers
San Francisco Business Times

Blue Shield of California, one of the state’s biggest health plans, has eliminated up to 460 jobs, including about 300 in Sacramento and the Central Valley, more than 70 in Southern California, and close to 80 in its San Francisco headquarters office and other Bay Area outposts. Blue Shield “needed to make changes to its workforce” to keep its affordability in line and improve access, officials told the Business Times Monday, by reducing administrative costs and “ensuring that we have the right talent, skills and…