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Blue Shield should give the public what it’s due
Sacramento Bee

Word that Blue Shield of California was stripped of state tax exemption last August should prompt tough questioning from policymakers about whether the public is getting its due from Blue Shield.

What’s at issue here goes well beyond Blue Shield’s state tax liabilities. If the revocation, which the insurer is challenging, is upheld, Blue Shield could pay about $40 million in taxes annually.