Calif. Petitions Submitted In Effort To Get Ballot Measure To Tighten Regulation Of Health Insurance Rates
Supporters are seeking a November vote on proposal that would allow state regulators to reject rate increases.
Los Angeles Times: Backers Of Health Insurance Rate Regulation Edge Closer To Ballot
Supporters of a proposed ballot measure seeking tighter regulation of health insurance rates in California turned in 800,000 petition signatures, confident that they will qualify for the Nov. 6 election (Terhune, 5/19).
Sacramento Bee: Petitions To Be Submitted On Health Insurance Rates In California
Supporters of a proposal to give state regulators power to reject health insurance rate increases say they are submitting 800,000 voter signatures to election officials in hopes of qualifying for the November ballot. ... Under the proposed initiative, changes to heath insurance policy rates would need approval from the state insurance commissioner. Voters approved a similar process for auto insurers, also backed by Consumer Watchdog, in 1988 (Van Oot, 5/19).