The reports are out and the verdict: Rising health insurance premiums across all lines.
According to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s latest study on health insurance premiums, the number of companies offering insurance has remained the same while costs continue to rise.
Individual health insurance rates increased 5 percent, small businesses saw a raise at 8%, and employer coverage for families grew at 4%. This represents the largest increase in family health insurance plans since 2004.
Small-businesses working to provide coverage
According to the KFF annual survey, small companies with fewer than 200 employees paid 84 percent of premiums for ...