Interesting Report: The Hidden Costs of Health Care

With each passing year, Americans are paying more for health care coverage. Employer-sponsored health insurance premiums have nearly doubled since 2000, a rate three times faster than wages.  In 2008, the average premium for a family plan purchased through an employer was $12,680, nearly the annual earnings of a full-time minimum wage job. Americans pay more than ever for health insurance, but get less coverage.

Rising deductibles, higher copayments and escalating out-of-pocket costs are all discussed in this new report from HealthReform.gov.

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