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Health insurers dominate city and state markets
Los Angeles Times

If you live in Alabama, chances are that you buy your health insurance from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, which controls 93 percent of the health-insurance market in the state. If you live in Wichita, Kan., you probably buy health insurance from Preferred Health Systems, which has 81 percent of that city’s market.

Those in Florida have a good chance of their health insurance coming from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, which controls 40 percent of the state’s market.