Drew E. Altman, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer at the Kaiser Family Foundation highlighted the potential cost of premiums in 2019 in a recent “Pulling It Together” update. Assuming that premium increases over the next ten years revert to the average of the last ten years, 8.7%, he asserts that premiums for a family health insurance policy will average $30, 803. This is just the average and would be significantly more for a person with an expensive, rare disorder.
If premiums continue to increase at this rate, more and more Americans will be without insurance. It’s important that you continue to weigh-in on the ensuing reform debate. To read the rest of the article please visit Pulling It Together on the Kaiser Family Foundation website.