Covered California, the state health insurance exchange, announced that its premiums will rise by a weighted average of 4 percent next year. In this 2014 file photo, SEIU-UHW worker Kathy Santana, left, assists Ruben Torres, 27, during a health care enrollment event at the SEIU-UHW office in Commerce, Calif.
Covered California, the state health insurance exchange, announced that its premiums will rise by a weighted average of 4 percent next year. In this 2014 file photo, SEIU-UHW worker Kathy Santana, left, assists Ruben Torres, 27, during a health care enrollment event at the SEIU-UHW office in Commerce, Calif. Ringo H.W. Chiu AP
Covered California, the state health insurance exchange, announced that its premiums will rise by a weighted average of 4 percent next year. In this 2014 file photo, SEIU-UHW worker Kathy Santana, left, assists Ruben Torres, 27, during a health care enrollment event at the SEIU-UHW office in Commerce, Calif. Ringo H.W. Chiu AP
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Ask Emily: Covered California rate-hike reality

August 03, 2015 4:00 PM

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Ask Emily is a monthly column by Emily Bazar of Kaiser Health News, a nonprofit news service covering health policy issues. She answers consumers’ questions about California’s new medical world. KHN is an editorially independent program of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation and is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente.

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