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Survey: Health costs soar for companies
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Terry Alvord of Carmona’s Appliance Center in Redding doesn’t need a survey to tell him the cost of providing health coverage to his employees continues to rise.

Carmona’s Appliance has offered health benefits since 2001.

The cost to cover its 36 employees has at least doubled over the last decade to about $60,000 a year, Alvord said.