Mercury Insurance Faces $27.6 Million Fine For Wrongful FeesIn announcing the largest fine against a California auto insurance company, Commissioner Dave Jones said Monday that Mercury charged customers the same amount — $27.6 million — in broker fees that his agency did not approve.
Deal Delays California Insurance Policy CancellationsCalifornia's insurance commissioner announced an agreement Tuesday with one of the state's major health insurance companies to delay the cancellation of more than 115,000 individual policies under the new federal health care law.
State Insurance Commissioner Calls Anthem Blue Cross' Rate Hikes 'Unreasonable'California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is accusing Anthem Blue Cross of placing an "unreasonable" rate increase on small businesses.
Ballot Initiative Would Hold Health Insurance Premiums DownLeaders of Consumer Watchdog Campaign along with patients and the state's Insurance Commissioner delivered to the Los Angeles County Registrar's office in Norwalk hundreds of thousands of petition signatures in support of a health insurance rate justification ballot initiative.
Calif. Joins Lawsuit Claiming Drug Giant Bribed Doctors To Prescribe Its DrugsCalifornia has joined a whistleblower lawsuit that claims Bristol-Myers Squibb bribed doctors to prescribe its drugs, costing insurers millions of dollars.
New Insurance Regulator Vows To Back Federal ReformAs one of his first acts in office, California's new insurance commissioner says he'll back the national health care reform law by proposing emergency regulation to ramp up enforcement.