Tomorrow is D-Day for AB 52, Regulation of Health Insurance Premiums

There is an immensely important vote on Wednesday in the health committee of the California State Senate.

It’s a vote on AB 52 to regulate health insurers, and give the insurance commissioner the ability to review, approve, deny or modify excessive health insurance rate hikes – much as regulators do now in California with auto insurance.

As you might imagine, the insurance industry is committed to doing whatever it takes to defeat this vote and the bill.

Read the complete diary by nyceve at Daily Kos

Here are the critical Senators on the Senate Health Committee to call in support of AB 52:

   Senator Ed Hernandez (Chair) — 916-651-4024

   Senator Elaine Alquist — 916-651-4013

   Senator Kevin de Leon — 916-651-4022

   Senator Mark DeSaulnier (AB 52 co-author) — 916-651-4007

   Senator Michael Rubio — 916-651-4016

   Senator Lois Wolk (AB 52 co-author) — 916-651-4005