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Blue Shield delays policy cancellations
Orange County Register

The Blue Shield of California, one of the state’s largest insurers, will delay the planned cancellation of about 80,000 individual and family health policies to avoid a lawsuit by the Department of Insurance, the company and the department said on Tuesday. The 115,000 people covered by those policies are about 13 percent of the 900,000 Californians expected to lose their current coverage at year’s end because it does not comply with new, stricter coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.