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CalPERS health premium rate increase will be smaller than last year
Sacramento Business Journal

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System approved an average health premium increase of 3.24 percent for 2017, less than in recent years. That may mean that private sector employers will also be able to negotiate smaller increases in health insurance premiums. As the largest buyer of health care, CalPERS has, in the past, helped set a standard for the market.