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Fri, Sep 21, 2012 -- 9:30 AM

How Will Health Care Reform Affect Californians?


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A doctor consults with a patient in an exam room.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images
A doctor consults with a patient in an exam room.

The Affordable Care Act gives states the power to review rates when insurers hike premiums by 10 percent or more. But that doesn't mean they have the authority to stop those hikes -- and the state says its hands are tied. So what does this mean for future premiums? What other changes can Californians expect to see with the health reform law, and what can they do in response?

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Dave Jones, insurance commissioner for the state of California

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