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News Story
2/2/2012
Posted by Consumer Watchdog Campaign
Steve Rhodes/Flickr Health care reform protest at Blue Shield of California, October, 2009. Click here to listen to the audio of this news broadcast. Hey, Californians – have you noticed that your health care rates have increased since the Affordable Care Act went into effect? Some consumer groups are worried that the trend will continue...
Video
2/2/2012
Posted by Consumer Watchdog Campaign
Patients facing unaffordable health insurance premiums join consumer advocates to launch an all-volunteer signature-gathering driver to get health reform on the November ballot Download and sign the petition at JustifyRates.org!
News Story
2/1/2012
Posted by Consumer Watchdog Campaign
A high-stakes ballot measure to give state regulators the power to approve health insurance rates in California has landed a heavyweight supporter: U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. One of California's most respected politicians, Feinstein has come forward as the chief spokeswoman and No. 1 booster of a proposed initiative to regulate hikes in...
Blog Post
1/17/2012
Posted by Consumer Watchdog Campaign
California's health care system is broken. Health insurance premiums rose a whopping 153.5% since 2002, more than five times the rate of inflation. Health insurance companies set premiums in secret, and don't tell anyone how or why they raise our rates. It's no surprise that we're being ripped off. From the front page of this...
News Story
1/8/2012
Posted by Consumer Watchdog Campaign
Click here to listen to the audio broadcast of this news segment. SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Jamie Court is president of Consumer Watchdog, the non-profit organization that has launched an initiative drive to give state regulators the power to approve or reject health insurance rate hikes. Over the past decade, while inflation has risen 29 percent...