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PBS NewsHour | Survey: Health Care Premiums Soar | PBS

Duration: 03:11
Program: PBS NewsHour #10163
Broadcast Date: Sep. 27, 2011

As the economy sputters and many American companies struggle to maintain employer health benefits, the news officially became more dreary Tuesday: Premiums for employer-sponsored health coverage shot up 9 percent last year. That's significantly more than the average increase in wages, according to a new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Education Trust.

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Post Date: September 27, 2011