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Advisory - Commissioner Jones encourages consumers to attend and testify at hearing on major health insurance merger (UPDATE)

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For Release: January 21, 2016
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Advisory - Commissioner Jones encourages consumers to attend and testify at hearing on major health insurance merger (UPDATE)
Public comment invited on Centene’s proposed acquisition of Health Net

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is holding a public hearing to examine the possible implications of Centene Corporation's proposed acquisition of Health Net Life Insurance Company and Health Net of California, Inc. The commissioner is inviting public comment from consumers and other interested stakeholders at the hearing. The general public is encouraged to attend and provide testimony.

Members of the public who cannot attend can send written comments to the department at Jennifer.Chambers@insurance.ca.gov.

 

WHO: California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones

WHEN:    January 22, 2016              
        11 a.m.       

WHERE: State Capitol Building Room 4202         
        10th and L Street            
                Sacramento, CA 95814

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The California Department of Insurance, established in 1868, is the largest consumer protection agency in California. Insurers collect $310 billion in premiums annually in California. Since 2011 the California Department of Insurance received more than 1,000,000 calls from consumers and helped recover over $469 million in claims and premiums. Please visit the Department of Insurance website at www.insurance.ca.gov. Non-media inquiries should be directed to the Consumer Hotline at 800.927.4357. Telecommunications Devices for the Deaf (TDD), please dial 800.482.4833.

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