Insurer rates soar in states with no curbs

Across U.S., local laws cap increases or let them grow

Posted: January 6, 2013 at 5:56 a.m.

Health-insurance companies across the country are seeking and winning double digit increases in premiums for some customers, even though one of the biggest objectives of the Obama administration’s health-care law was to stem the rapid rise in insurance costs for consumers.

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