How much have health insurance premiums risen?
Regardless of any spin from political pundits, FaceTheFactsUSA.org, a nonpartisan information resource at The George Washington University has compiled the facts on the state of our health insurance costs.
Average health insurance premiums for employers for a family of 4 have increased by 62 % over the last decade, from $8,576 annualy in 2000, to $13,871 in 2010. The amount employees have paid for in that same time span have increased to 82% of the total cost, to $3,721 a year.
The infographic below is a telling tale of health ...