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CalPERS health premiums to rise an average 9.1 percent
Sacramento Bee

State workers, already financially drained by furloughs and threatened with possible pay cuts, can brace for another potential hit to their pocketbooks next year: A surge in health insurance premiums, some by more than 16 percent.

A CalPERS committee on Tuesday recommended an array of premium increases and other measures to rein in its rising costs in providing health care services to 1.3 million public employees, retirees and their families.