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Californians ask when insurance rate hikes will stop
Sacramento Bee

Arlene Becker had little reason to pay attention, until the notices from Blue Shield began arriving one after another. On the first of the year, her premiums shot up, on top of the increase just a few months ago, and the one a few months before that.

Soon, her Blue Shield premiums will rise again – the fourth time in a little over a year. “When is it ever going to stop?” said Becker, who had to shop for her own insurance after liver cancer killed her husband nearly two years ago.