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Anthem Blue Cross Agrees To Limit Rate Hikes

Los Angeles Times: Anthem Blue Cross Settles Lawsuit, Agrees To Limit Rate Hikes
Settling a class-action lawsuit, California health insurer Anthem Blue Cross has agreed to limit rate increases for 122,000 policyholders whose plans have been closed to new customers. Affected policyholders for the first time would also be able to switch plans without having their medical histories reviewed (Helfand, 6/21). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.