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Blue Shield of California President responds to consumer advocacy groups
State of Reform

State of Reform published statements from Health Access on Dec. 4 which referencedthe letter that community and consumer advocacy groups had sent to Blue Shield President and CEO Paul Markovich.

The letter urged the insurer to not only confirm its annual charitable contribution to its Foundation but to also consider a $14 million increase in light of its pending merger with Care1st.

Markovich responded with the following statement emphasizing Blue Shield’s dedication to “fixing the healthcare system”: