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The 10% Rule

Udow Phillips 2013

Posted by Marianne Udow-Phillips on January 3, 2011

One of the big issues that prompted the passage of health reform last year was the 39 percent rate increase proposed by Anthem California for the individual market. That action both strengthened the will of the Democrats to enact health care reform and provided a clear cut talking point about the need for reform. As a result, one of the provisions included in the reform law was that health insurance premiums could not increase at “unreasonable rates”.

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