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Health care: Firms brace for Supreme Court’s ruling
San Francisco Chronicle

As president of See Jane Run, a small chain of running stores for women, Lori Shannon has seen health insurance costs soar the past several years.

At one point her entire company got kicked out of a health plan for “overutilization,” even though the uses were a broken rib, allergy medicine and pregnancy tests.

But she is hopeful that insurance will be more affordable for small companies like her San Francisco firm if the Supreme Court upholds President Obama’s sweeping health care overhaul in a decision expected Thursday.