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Health Insurance Costs Rise Faster than Income

If you get health insurance at work and recently selected your 2013 health benefits, it’s likely no surprise to hear that the cost of health insurance continues to rise.

A new report by the private health care foundation, the Commonwealth Fund, analyzed state trends in employer-based health insurance costs in 41 metropolitan areas across the country. Nationwide, prices jumped by an average of 61% for family coverage between 2003 and 2011, rising faster than Americans’ earnings, which rose by just 10% during the same period.

Read more of my article, “Health Insurance Costs Rise Faster than Income” on WebMD.

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