This post has been updated.
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced Tuesday that Blue Cross Blue Shield California will delay its individual policy cancellations until March 31, 2014, granting policy holders a 90-day extension.
Blue Shield moved its policies from the marketplace regulated by the state's Department of Insurance to the California Department of Managed Health Care marketplace because the insurance department didn't approve Blue Shield's 2014 plans, according to Politico. Since Blue Shield left the market, it needed to give consumers 180 days notice.
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