How soon can you read plan descriptions and health care costs stats before you get lost in numbers?
When it comes to health insurance plans, rising health care costs and policy options, it’s difficult to break it down. Fortunately, Daily Infographic has released a great and easy-to-follow graphics that will greatly increase your knowledge of your own health plan, as well as others.
Here are some interesting facts from the graphic:
- The typical 22-year old can assume that they and their employer will spend $4,000,000 for health care and health insurance over their lifetime.
- Average family health insurance premiums per family have risen from $10,880 in 2005, to $15,073 in 2011. At this rate, health insurance premiums for a family are projected to total $30,083 in 2019.
- 13.1% of Americans were uninsured in 2005, versus 16.1% of Americans in 2010
- 7.8% of children are uninsured, under the age of 18.
- 22.3% of adults between 18yrs-64yrs are uninsured
- A grand total of 18.2% of Americans are uninsured under 65yrs old, approximately 48,200,000 people without health insurance.
Want to know why health insurance premiums are increasing? Check out our breakdown to find out.