Health Insurance Costs Rising Again

This year, many insurers are proposing substantial rate hikes with the hopes of making up for higher recent medical costs.

“We conclude that a national average rate of premium increase is a fairly meaningless statistic since different markets are having very different experiences,” the report said.

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The article provides a good overview of the price changes that occurred over the last year in each state. Only five states saw a decrease in premium cost this year while 12 states had increases of more than 20% on average.

The states with the biggest changes are predominantly in the Midwest, but almost every region got hit with price jumps.

obamacare premium map

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