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Health care: Survival of the fittest as costs rise, dollars dwindle
San Francisco Business Times

If you thought the rough and tumble battle over national health reform in 2010 was nasty, wait until you see the likely turmoil of 2011. Costs are again rising relentlessly. The resurgent GOP is looking to “repeal and replace” (or at least underfund and undercut) President Barack Obama’s signature health reform bill. California’s state budget is in shambles. Insurers, hospitals and doctors are fighting each other to keep hold of their shares of each health care dollar.