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Health insurance premiums poised for quick rise

Insurers say more are seeking care

WALTHAM - Don’t get used to those moderating health insurance premium increases.

Even as Massachusetts business and government leaders celebrate the most modest premium rate hikes in years for small employers and individuals, speakers at a health insurance seminar here yesterday warned that the main trend restraining bigger increases - fewer people seeking health care in the past year - already may be changing.

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