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Health insurance rate hikes are par for the course
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles resident Steven Dornbusch wasn’t surprised when he learned that Anthem Blue Cross was raising premiums by a whopping 39% for many of its California policyholders. Dornbusch says he’s seen his Blue Cross rate jump six times over the last 38 months, adding up to a premium increase of nearly 107%. “I’ve never gone eight months without an increase,” says Dornbusch, a 53-year-old artist and handyman.