California Strips Blue Shield Of Tax-Exempt StatusState officials have stripped Blue Shield of California of its tax-exempt status, an exemption the nonprofit health insurer has held since its founding in 1939.
'Bait & Switch' Suit Alleges Health Insurers Mislead Consumers A lawsuit filed against Cigna and Blue Shield of California claims that health insurers engaged in a "bait and switch" scheme that left patients with a stack of medical bills and no coverage.
Blue Shield To Distribute $283M Among California PolicyholdersBlue Shield has announced that its California policyholders will be getting a $283 million credit on their December insurance premiums.
Blue Shield Of California Pledges Profit CapOne of California's biggest health insurers said Tuesday it will cap its earnings at 2 percent of revenue and return amounts over that level to its customers, care providers and the community.
Blue Shield Of California Vows No More Rate Hikes After BacklashBlue Shield of California said Wednesday there would not be any additional rate hikes for the remainder of 2011
Blue Shield: Review Supports Health Insurance Rate HikeBlue Shield of California says an independent review has found that its most recent rate hikes on health insurance policies are not excessive and meet state and federal requirements.
Blue Shield Of California Submits To Rate Hike DelayBlue Shield of California has relented on its push to sharply raise premiums on individual policies after initially declining a request from the state's new insurance commissioner to hold off.
California's 7 Largest Insurers Face Nearly $5M In FinesCalifornia'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.
Calif. Health Insurers Get Low Marks For Customer ServiceA 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.
Calif. OKs Rate Boost For Blue Cross, Blue Shield California has approved large rate increases on individual health insurance policies for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

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