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Blog Post
4/23/2012
Posted by Daniel Palay
In just one week, ONE MILLION Californians will have their health care rates unceremoniously hiked by up to 20%.  For many of these Californians, this will represent the 2nd or 3rd hike in less than two years. With insurance companies turning record profits quarter in and quarter out, it's time to stand up and tell them that we are sick...
News Story
4/6/2012
Posted by Mark Reback
California insurance commissioner calls the rate hike for small businesses 'excessive.' SACRAMENTO, CA -- Aetna, the state's third-largest health insurance company, is raising rates for thousands of small-business customers to a level that state insurance regulators call "excessive." California Insurance Commissioner Dave...
News Story
4/6/2012
Posted by Mark Reback
Despite criticism from the state insurance commissioner and several statewide consumer groups, Aetna said Thursday it's going ahead with a recent hike in health care premiums for small businesses. Aetna's new increases, which average 8 percent annually and took effect April 1, were deemed "unreasonable" this week by state...
News Release
4/5/2012
Posted by Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA – The California Department of Insurance has announced that Aetna is imposing an 8% annual health insurance rate hike on its small business customers despite state actuaries’ findings that the increase is “unreasonable” and not supported by data.  Consumer Watchdog Campaign says this demonstrates the...
News Release
4/4/2012
Posted by Carmen Balber
Santa Monica, CA -- Four of the largest health insurance companies in California have increased premiums for 1.1 million Californians and small business owners by as much as 20% on April and May 1st according to data filed with state regulators, said Consumer Watchdog Campaign today. The rate increases are the second or third for most...
News Story
7/1/2011
Posted by Mark Reback
Health insurance rates for more than 1.5 million Californians covered by some of the state's largest health insurers will go up starting today. The rate increases, which were expected, mostly affect policyholders in plans offered through small businesses. Depending on the plan and the carrier, hikes will average from 3 percent to more than...