Anthem Blue Cross
California regulators are investigating whether two giant medical insurers misled consumers about which doctors they covered under federal health care reform packages.
Some customers are frustrated with glitches related to the Affordable Care Act.
Some Anthem Blue Cross members have received letters that their health insurance plans are no longer available due to the Affordable Care Act.
The settlement is far less than the $1 billion in fines and restitution former Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo threatened when the lawsuit was filed in 2008.
The state’s largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing to provide coverage to millions of Californians through the state’s new health exchange.
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is accusing Anthem Blue Cross of placing an “unreasonable” rate increase on small businesses.
The California Department of Managed Health Care says health insurance rate hikes slated to go into effect Sunday are unreasonable, but the regulator has no power to stop them.
Anthem Blue Cross, the largest health plan in California, is reducing and delaying rate hikes — moves the state insurance commissioner says will save policyholders at least $40 million.
Some Anthem Blue Cross policyholders in California are facing rate hikes that will average almost 15 percent.
California’s seven largest health insurers face nearly $5 million in fines for failing to pay hospitals and physicians fairly and on time, following an 18-month audit by a state regulator, an official said Monday.
A California Department of Insurance survey shows most health insurers do a poor job of paying claims and providing customer service to preferred provider organization members.
California has approved large rate increases on individual health insurance policies for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.