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California Insurer Seeks Significan Rate Increase

Los Angeles Times: Blue Shield Of California Seeks Rate Hikes Of As Much As 59% For Individuals
Another one of California's largest health insurers has stunned individual policyholders with news of huge rate increases -- this time it's Blue Shield of California seeking hikes of as much as 59% for tens of thousands of customers March 1 (Helfand, 1/5).

Politico: Reform Law Costs Insurance Brokers
Pay for health insurance brokers will be slashed by as much as 50 percent, according to documents obtained exclusively by POLITICO (Nocera, 1/6).

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