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Anthem’s rate hikes to add to burdens of jobless
Ventura County Star

The prospect of paying Anthem Blue Cross $911 a month for health insurance has Ursula Britton counting birthdays and feeling as if she’s boxed into a corner.

The 63-year-old unemployed paralegal from Ventura lives on about $500 a week, from unemployment insurance, early Social Security and a one-day-a-week job framing pictures.