FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 13, 2010
Contact: HHS Press Office
Statement of Secretary Sebelius on Anthem Announcement That They Are Delaying Raising Their Rates
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued the following statement today after Anthem Blue Cross announced that they are delaying raising their rates:
“While a two month delay offers some temporary relief, what California families need is long-term health insurance security, so that they don’t face sharply higher prices or fewer benefits. This rate increase underscores the urgency of passing real health insurance reform.”
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Last revised: May 7, 2011