Anthem Blue Cross, a unit of industry giant WellPoint Inc., offers information about the Affordable Care Act at an enrollment event in East Los Angeles last fall.

Anthem Blue Cross tops Covered California's Obamacare open enrollment

With open enrollment for Obamacare wrapped up, insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross stayed ahead of the pack in California and widened its lead over rival Blue Shield of California.

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