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Insurers, White House Don’t Agree on Who’s to Blame for Rising Health Costs
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Leaders of the nation’s four largest health plans told HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at a White House meeting Thursday that they share a “common purpose” with her to improve the nation’s healthcare system, but they defended their proposed double-digit rate hike in the individual market. The meeting was seen as cordial and somewhat productive, but essentially broke no new ground, with both sides sticking to their months’ long talking points: