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San Francisco Chronicle report on Kaiser rate hikes reads too much like a union leaflet
San Francisco Business Times

Sometimes, more is better. Kaiser Permanente “plans to raise rates more than 10 percent starting Friday for about 300,000 Californians enrolled in plans offered through small businesses,” the San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday morning in a very odd story that could have used considerably more context. The Chron story gave very little background or explanation for the news, quoting anonymous Kaiser officials briefly, while giving center stage to the National Union of Healthcare Workers, which is fighting with the Service Employees International Union over the right to represent tens of thousands of Kaiser workers.

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