Health insurance premiums grow among millennials

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Research shows that millennials are facing higher insurance premiums Health insurance coverage has become more accessible in the United States due to the Affordable Care Act, but the federal reform law has also lead to a significant increase in insurance premiums. Research from the Heritage Foundation has found that insurance premiums have increased, especially for millennials that have received coverage through exchanges. These exchanges have succeeded in offering coverage to consumers, but premiums continue to rise and place some people under greater financial strain. Premiums for young consumers are on…

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Affordable Care Act leads to spike in health insurance premiums

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Premiums are higher due to the provisions of the Affordable Care Act The Affordable Care Act has lead to a significant increase in health insurance premiums, according to an analysis from the Heritage Foundation. Though the Affordable Care Act was signed into law five years ago, it has only been two years since the majority of its provisions have been implemented. This has caused insurance premiums to rise dramatically for many consumers in the United States. This may not be surprising, however, as the law requires insurers to provide coverage…

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