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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.聽 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.聽 This is just the average and would be significantly more for a person with an expensive, rare disorder. 聽

If premiums continue to increase at this rate, more and more Americans will be without insurance.聽 It’s important that you continue to weigh-in on the ensuing reform debate.聽 To read the rest of the article please visit Pulling It Together on the Kaiser Family Foundation website.

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