California Health Insurance Exchange Keeps Rate Hikes Low — Again

At sign-up events like this one in Los Angeles in 2013, Covered California pledged affordability in health insurance as one of its main selling points.i

At sign-up events like this one in Los Angeles in 2013, Covered California pledged “affordability” in health insurance as one of its main selling points.

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At sign-up events like this one in Los Angeles in 2013, Covered California pledged affordability in health insurance as one of its main selling points.

At sign-up events like this one in Los Angeles in 2013, Covered California pledged “affordability” in health insurance as one of its main selling points.

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/Landov

Monthly premiums for California’s 1.3 million Covered California customers will rise a modest 4 percent, on average, officials with the agency said Monday. This increase is slightly less than last year’s increase of 4.2 percent for consumers who bought policies on the state’s health insurance marketplace.

Some consumers could even achieve a

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/07/27/426827136/california-health-insurance-exchange-keeps-rate-hikes-low-again?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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