Datapoint: ACA Benchmark Plan Premiums Drop 3% for 2022
CMS last week said the average monthly premium for benchmark plans (or second lowest-cost silver plans), the most common type of coverage received on the Affordable Care Act exchanges, will decrease by 3% in 2022. This is the fourth consecutive year of premium drops for benchmark plans. According to the latest update to AIS’s Directory of Health Plans, 12,949,212 people currently receive coverage through the exchanges.
Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans