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Insurance Industry Sues to Halt Anti-Rescission Rules in CA

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, August 20, 2010
  • Require insurers to identify and resolve any reasonable questions arising from the application.

The rules that took effect Aug. 18 are the latest in a series of regulatory actions that seek to protect consumers who buy health policies in California.

Poizner's office has stopped three major health insurance companies—Health Net, Anthem Blue Cross, and Blue Shield—for engaging in the practice of improper rescissions with enforcement actions and settlements.


Cheryl Clark is senior quality editor and California correspondent for HealthLeaders Media. She is a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists.
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