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Commissioner blasts health exchange decision on canceling coverage
Sacramento Business Journal

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones blasted a decision by Covered California on Thursday to stay the course and require health plans to cancel coverage that doesn’t meet basic standards by the end of the year, but most reaction was positive. The board agonized over the decision — which means some people with insurance will have to pick a new plan next year and pay higher premiums — but ultimately, they decided to boost enrollment support for affected consumers instead of allowing them to keep non-compliant plans for another year.