By Lee Fang, THE NATION
As part of what advocates call the “next step” of the Affordable Care Act, California voters will consider an initiative next year that will empower regulators and consumer advocates to challenge health insurance premium rate hikes.
Though healthcare reform, better known these days as Obamacare, gives the government the ability to...
Opinion by Jon Healy, LOS ANGELES TIMES
It takes a certain amount of chutzpah to name a group that opposes government oversight of health insurance premiums "Californians Against Higher Healthcare Costs." Especially when the group includes the trade associations for doctors and hospitals, two sets of Californians who've contributed mightily to the high cost of...
By Kent McInnis
NEW REPORT: Insurance Industry Spending Over $17 Million to Influence Outcome of June 8th Election
June 2, 2010 - Insurers and the political action committees they fund have spent more than $17 million dollars on candidates and one ballot initiative to quietly influence the outcome of TuesdayÂ’s election, according to a new...