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6/18/2012
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WASHINGTON – In a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, a coalition of consumer, privacy, health and child advocacy groups called on the company to provide strong privacy and marketing safeguards for children if it proceeds with reported plans to open the...
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6/14/2012
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A class-action lawsuit has been filed by Consumer Watchdog against Blue Shield over the shutdown of health insurance plans. Customers who are dropped can sign up for a different Blue Shield plan, but it's not as good.
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6/13/2012
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On the morning of June 13, 2012, Consumer Watchdog announced a lawsuit against Blue Shield of California for abuses by the company against its policy holders. Consumer Watchdog has filed a class action lawsuit against Blue Shield for illegally pushing consumers with...
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5/22/2012
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Consumer Watchdog's Harvey Rosenfield and Jamie Court join with other consumer advocates and the State's Insurance Commissioner, Dave Jones, to turn in the quarter million signatures collected in LA County. These signatures - counting over 800,000 state-wide...
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5/21/2012
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Fed up with the endless rate hikes health insurers in California impose on them, over 800,000 Californians signed the petition to put a proposition on the November ballot that would force health insurers to publicly justify their rate hikes and seek approval from the...
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5/1/2012
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One million Californians will be slammed today with health insurance rate hikes as high as 20%. Consumer Watchdog Campaign has a solution. Watch this short, funny movie trailer about an alternative future with no rate hikes, and share it with your friends. Health...
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4/30/2012
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Consumer Watchdog's Harvey Rosenfield stops by the Blue Cross headquarters in San Fransisco to discuss and promote a ballot proposition that would force health insurers to publicly justify their rate increases before they could take effect.
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4/18/2012
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Consumer Watchdog's Judy Dugan takes on the "hot fuel" ripoff on NBC's Today Show. The pain at the gas pump is palpable. Making it worse:  a summertime gas station secret cheats drivers out of billions of dollars. And chains are fighting...
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4/12/2012
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Health insurance rates are going up. California's third largest health insurer, Aetna, has announced a new rate hike for many customers in California, which could be as high as 21%. The State Insurance Commissioner says it's excessive and consumer advocates...
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4/9/2012
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KABC-TV's Nannette Miranda breaks down the harsh realities of California residents who must face an endless stream of rate hikes for their health care, as well as efforts in the state to force the health insurers to play fairly.