National Education Association

Bill to Regulate Health Insurance Rate Hikes Tips Toward Supporters

August 30, 2011 - A bill (AB 52) that would allow a state government board to regulate changes in health insurance rates was passed on Aug. 25, 2011 by the Senate Appropriations Committee and awaits a Senate floor vote before the end of the legislative session. The measure was supported by the International Association of Fire Fighters, the California Teachers Association, and AARP and opposed by Blue Shield of California, UnitedHealth Group, and the California Chamber of Commerce. Read more

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