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  •  Health-care costs shot up 9% overall in 2011 (1+ / 0-)
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    Health insurance premiums shot up 9 percent this year, nearly three times the rate of inflation and the most since 2005, a new study shows

    This year, the annual premiums paid out for employer-sponsored programs topped $15,000, according to Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Educational Trust, which conducts an annual health benefits survey.

    Average health care premiums rose to $10,944 for employers and $4,129 for workers for a total of $15,073.

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