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Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jan 3, 2014. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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* Data estimated by matching users to U.S. Census data block groups via the American Community Survey (2007-2011)
4 years ago by ctvnews.ca
Data based on unique submissions (duplicates or multiple submissions are eliminated) per user using a 30-day moving average to reduce daily variance from traffic sources. Totals may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
Learn more about Healthcare Insurance Rate Increases
The 2014 Approval of Healthcare Insurance Rate Changes Initiative Statute will give California state insurance regulators the ability to reject "unreasonable" health insurance premium increases. If voters approve the measure, health insurance companies will have to present and justify their rate increases to the insurance commissioner, who has the authority to reject unreasonable increases. It is modeled after Proposition 103 which gives state regulators the power to reject unreasonable car insurance rates. See recent insurance premium news
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"Unreasonable"? Who decides THAT? And if Obamacare provisions is required coverage, the whole business is unreasonable. another "too late." In theory, yes, ban "unreasonable"; as it now works out, no. 4 years ago from a Republican in Redlands, CA
No, since the health insurance should be in the hands of the state. Private companies maybe be allowed to provide supplemental insurance. 4 years ago from a Green in Concord, CA
Only if there is evidence of collusion among insurance companies for setting rates. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Palo Alto, CA
Yes, if insurance is required, then it needs to be regulated by the government whether state4 or federal. 4 years ago from a Green in North Palm Springs, CA
No, the government should not be directly involved in the insurance business; however, they should require insurance companies to have open books so consumers can better compare options. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Coronado, CA
I do not have a solid basis to provide an answer for that. 4 years ago from a Democrat in La Jolla, CA
I do not know enough on this topic to make an informed decision. 4 years ago from a Republican in Montclair, CA
Yes. The government should protect consumers from unreasonable premium increases and medical costs. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Hawthorne, CA
Insurance needs to be overhauled and pharmaceutical companies need to be limited in any involvement with rates. Pharmaceutical company's need to be reviewed and their 'power' limited. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Yorba Linda, CA
The state should have more than just one person monitoring and regulating that. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Carmichael, CA