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Consumer groups call for reviews of insurers' pending rate hikes

Los Angeles Times, May 5, 2010

After serious errors led health insurer Anthem Blue Cross to cancel a massive increase in health insurance premiums, consumer advocates are calling for a review of pending rate hikes by other big insurers in California. Health Access California, a prominent healthcare advocacy group, urged the state's two insurance regulators to seek independent assessments of all increases in premiums for individual policyholders and those who get insurance through small employers.