Affordable Care Act Premiums See Slight Decline as Marketplaces Stabilize

The cost of the lowest-priced silver plan in the Affordable Care Act exchanges fell by an average of 3.5% from 2019 to 2020, according to a new analysis from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The report also examined premiums in major urban and rural areas in select states, finding that rural premiums were higher than urban premiums in Arizona, California, North Carolina, Ohio and Oregon. However, Alabama, Georgia and Indiana showed a different picture.

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Jinghong Chen

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Jinghong produces infographics and data stories on health insurance and specialty pharmacy for AIS Health. She graduated from Missouri School of Journalism with a focus on data journalism and international reporting. Before joining AIS in 2018, she worked at WBEZ, Al Jazeera English and The New York Times Chinese.

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