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California insurance chief: Keep Anthem out of small-biz exchange
Los Angeles Times

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, in an unusual move, wants Anthem Blue Cross barred from the state’s new health exchange for small businesses because of the company’s excessive rate hikes in the past.

Thursday, Jones asked Covered California, the state agency implementing the federal healthcare law, to prevent Anthem Blue Cross from participating in a new market for employers with fewer than 50 workers.