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State insurance cost controls on table as premiums spike

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Every week since December, Wally Hart has watched members of the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce drop insurance coverage as they, like other policyholders in the Capital Region, face double-digit premium increases. “They’re taking the chance of going without insurance coverage because they can’t afford the payment,” said Hart, president and CEO of the chamber. “They’re not going someplace else.” Fulton County’s average 2010 increase, 23 percent, was the highest in the area. Albany County’s ...

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