Some ACA Shoppers Will See Fewer Insurers, Faster Rate Increases, Kaiser Says

(June 15, 2016, 1:24 PM EDT) -- MENLO PARK, Calif. — Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance premiums will rise faster in 2017 than in recent years, on average 10 percent, but the specific conditions consumers face will vary widely by state, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) report issued June 15.

(Issue brief available. Document #93-160622-008X.)

While other outlets have provided initial reports or estimates for 2017 premium increases, those were based on anecdotal evidence or averages from reporting insurers, KFF says.

The KFF study measured participation and premiums...
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