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State Insurance Website Criticized

Insurance agents are criticizing a new state web site aimed at helping consumers choose auto insurance under the state's new system of managed competition.

The Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents sent a letter to the state this week sayiing the site is too limited to give accurate information.

State officials say the site is a launching point for consumers, and does not show actual insurance quotes.

Starting April 1, the state is phasing competition into the auto insurance market after 30 years of setting prices.

This program aired on February 28, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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