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Crain's reports that Illinois health insurance companies are raking in massive profits while dramatically increasing fees. For example, while Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois' profits have doubled since 2009, last year it increased its employer group plan prices 20% and is set to raise them 3% to 10% in the fall.

 
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