The Hill's report calls it a dramatic change in the amount insurers are hiking premiums.
The average increase in health insurance premiums has fallen significantly since the healthcare law — and its provisions allowing the health department to review certain rates — took effect in 2010. The agency said rate review has contributed to those declines.
The average premium increase in 2012 was 30 percent lower than in 2010, according to a report released Friday. ...The Hill
This isn't the result of direct government interference in price-setting. But it does reflect the increased attention given to costs and price raises.