Blue Shield Rate Hikes To Proceed Despite Protests From Regulators

SAN FRANCISCO — Blue Shield of California is planning to go forward with planned health insurance rate increases despite calls from government regulators to delay the move.The San Francisco-based insurer said Friday that it asked an in…

SAN FRANCISCO — Blue Shield of California is planning to go forward with planned health insurance rate increases despite calls from government regulators to delay the move.

The San Francisco-based insurer said Friday that it asked an independent actuary to review the increases and would issue refunds if problems were found with the rates.

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