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10 Regions of U.S. with Highest Health Insurance Premiums

These are the 10 regions of the country with the highest premiums for people buying insurance on the health law’s new marketplaces. The ranking is based on the lowest price “silver” plan, which is the mid-level plan that the majority …

Average Obamacare Premiums Will Be Lower Than Projected

By Julie Appleby and Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News Staff Writers Just days before new online health insurance markets are set to open, the Obama administration Wednesday released a look at average premiums, saying rates in most states are lower …

Employers Could Save Billions Swapping COBRA For Obamacare

By Jay Hancock, KHN Staff Writer Health-law provisions taking effect next year could save U.S. employers billions of dollars in expenses now paid for workers who continue medical coverage after they leave the company, benefits experts say. Insurance marketplaces created …