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March 12, 2014 10:08 AM

CalPERS long-term care policyholders downgrade coverage, avoid rate hike

More than a quarter of policyholders covered by CalPERS’ most costly long-term care insurance switched to cheaper plans over the last year, avoiding a controversial premium hike that looms in 2015.

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