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Employer health costs rise in California

Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, December 20, 2007

Premiums for employer-based health insurance rose 8.3 percent in California in 2007, well ahead of the national gain of 6.1 percent, according to the annual California Employer Health Benefits Survey. The survey found that the 8.3 percent increase was more than double the state's inflation rate of 3.4 percent.