No Blue Shield customers at Los Robles

INSURANCE WOES—Residents on Blue Shield’s PPO network must go to a hospital outside of Thousand Oaks or pay higher costs, because Los Robles Hospital lacks a contract with individual Blue Shield plans. Acorn file photo

Since it opened in 1968, Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center has been the lone major hospital in the Conejo Valley. But now, local residents who purchase their health insurance through the individual market must travel miles out of town for non-emergency hospital procedures....

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