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20% health insurance hike for some in Bay Area?
San Francisco Chronicle

Bay Area consumers could see health insurance rates rise by more than 20 percent under proposals being considered by state lawmakers to carry out the new federal health legislation, according to the state Insurance Department. The federal health law requires most Americans to have health insurance by Jan. 1, 2014, and many people will be purchasing coverage through state- or federal-run insurance exchanges, or virtual marketplaces.

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