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Blue Shield CA Increase on IFP Rates 3/1/13

Blue Shield of California has announced a rate increase on their individual & family health plans for March 1, 2012.  

Rate increases on some members may be as high as 20% with an average rate increase of 12% across the board.  

LA Times Article

This rate increase comes at a time when recent news of Anthem Blue Cross' (Blue Cross of California) has notified subscribers of a 25% rate increase February 1, 2013 and Aetna has also indicated a rate increase for 2013.  I would expect Health Net PPO to adjust rates as well in 2013.



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