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A Sacramento judge has tentatively ruled that Mercury Insurance cannot pass on the costs of institutional advertising, like its golf tournament the Mercury Open, to policyholders. Auto and home insurance ratepayers will saving millions.
Jerry Flanagan, lead attorney for the Consumer Watchdog group in California, says hundreds of thousands of people lost their doctors when insurers sold narrow networks without notice.
"Consumers here were told that networks are going to be the same as they were before Obamacare ... and those are flat out lies," Flanagan said.
Kevin McCarthy of Thousand Oaks, California, was surprised last spring, when he learned his family doctor of 14 years could not accept the Blue Shield insurance he'd purchased under Obamacare.
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Jamie Court debates the need for Prop 45 Health Insurance rate regulation on KNBC TV-4 Los Angeles.
Consumer advocates filed two separate lawsuits against Cigna and Blue Shield of California for misrepresenting their physician and hospital networks in order to boost sales during the Affordable Care Act’s ‘open enrollment period’ that ended on March 31.
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