Monday, October 12, 2009

Paying for Health Care Reform: premiums would be $4,000 higher for a family plan.

Insurers' warning shot has Democrats scrambling

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press Writer,On 5:52 pm EDT, Monday October 12, 2009

[excerpt] The study projects that the legislation would add $1,700 a year to the cost of family coverage in 2013, when most of the major provisions of the Baucus bill would be in effect.

Premiums for a single person would go up by $600 more than would be the case without the legislation, it estimated.

In 10 years' time, premiums would be $4,000 higher for a family plan, and $1,500 more for individual coverage. (link)

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