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Health rates: ‘It’s ugliness everywhere’
San Francisco Business Times - Chris Rauber

Anthem Blue Cross has ignited a firestorm of criticism by raising individual policy rates as much as 39 percent, but it’s not alone in sending California premiums soaring. Insurance brokers and others say health care inflation has resumed with a vengeance, with double-digit increases common for individuals, small businesses and large companies alike.