Sebelius Wants Answers from Anthem BCBS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius wants Anthem Blue Cross to publicly explain why the insurer plans to raise premiums by up to 39 percent for its California members.

“These extraordinary increases are up to 15 times faster than inflation and threaten to make health care unaffordable for hundreds of thousands of Californians, many of whom are already struggling to make ends meet in a difficult economy,” says Sebelius.

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