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Double-digit health insurance hikes hit Oregon

The Oregonian, July 21, 2008
Since a new Oregon state law requiring that insurance rate filings be posted publicly went into effect January 1, nearly 20 health insurers have significantly increased their rates. This in turn is increasing the number of uninsured patients across the state. According to experts, such rate hikes are evidence of a "very sick healthcare system."