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HMO rates to jump 12% in 2010, Hewitt study projects

Chicago Tribune, July 16, 2009

Increases in healthcare costs for consumers aren't likely to slow next year with HMO rates projected to jump nearly 12% in 2010, a new study by benefits consulting firm Hewitt Associates indicates. Though the Hewitt study looked only at HMOs, it provides a snapshot at where companies are in negotiating rates for next year with insurers, according to the Chicago Tribune.