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1/23/2012
Posted by Mark Reback
I feel like Blue Cross is stealing from us by charging us more for less coverage and there’s nothing we can do. Since October of 2010 we’ve had premium increases of 46% and on top of that they have increased our co-payments and annual deductibles. Our PPO Share 2500 policy with a $2500 deductible will soon have a $2950 deductible. This...
News Story
11/16/2011
Posted by Mark Reback
LOS ANGELES, CA -- A Superior Court class action claims that Blue Cross of California uses "bait and switch tactics" to impose midyear hikes on its customers. The three lead plaintiffs all say that Blue Cross jacked up their deductible in February, "just two months into the deductible year." Named plaintiffs Janet Kassouf,...
News Story
11/16/2011
Posted by Mark Reback
Anthem poised to raise rates, lower benefits through new contract, lawsuit alleges OCEAN PARK BLVD — Santa Monica-based nonprofit Consumer Watchdog filed a class action lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday accusing insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross of changing the terms of existing contracts to charge its clients more. The suit also...
News Story
11/15/2011
Posted by Mark Reback
Consumer Watchdog says California's largest for-profit health insurance company used 'bait and switch' tactics to raise deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs for some customers May 1. For the second time in eight months, California health insurer Anthem Blue Cross is being sued over allegations that it has breached contracts with...
News Release
11/15/2011
Posted by Consumer Watchdog
Santa Monica, CA - More than 100,000 California Blue Cross consumers are part of a class action lawsuit brought by the non-profit Consumer Watchdog targeting the health insurer’s May 1 increases to “annual” deductibles and other out of pocket costs. The suit also targets other recent changes that allow Blue Cross to alter any...
News Story
11/15/2011
Posted by Mark Reback
Law360, New York  -- Anthem Blue Cross was hit with a class action Monday by policyholders accusing the California health insurer of using “bait and switch” strategies to unilaterally change plan contract terms by increasing annual deductibles and premiums in the middle of the deductible year. In their complaint filed in...