Duke Helfand

Los Angeles Times

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There's stunning news for individual policyholders with  Blue Shield .

Blue Shield of California Hands Back Some Profits

There's stunning news for individual policyholders with Blue Shield .

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California's seven largest health insurance companies have been  fined almost $5 million  for late payments and underpayments to hospitals and doctors.

California Regulator Fines Insurers for Underpayment

California's seven largest health insurance companies have been fined almost $5 million for late payments and underpayments to hospitals and doctors.

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New federal healthcare protections go into effect tomorrow. In a private back yard in Northern Virginia, President Obama  listed some of the benefits .

Insurers Drop Child-Only Policies as Obama Touts Health Reform

New federal healthcare protections go into effect tomorrow. In a private back yard in Northern Virginia, President Obama listed some of the benefits .

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