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California’s biggest health plans could owe $10B in back taxes: 10 things to know
Becker's Hospital Review

California’s four largest health plans — Kaiser Permanente, Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield of California and Health Net — may owe up to $10 billion in back taxes pending the outcome of a historic court case, reports San Jose Mercury News.

Below are 10 things to know about the lawsuit brought against Kaiser, Health Net, Blue Shield and Anthem Blue Cross that could cause the health insurance giants to pay back taxes.

1. The case centers around the state’s Constitutional provision that requires insurers to pay a 2.35 percent state tax on premiums.