California Predicts Premium Increase Of 11%, Plus Drop In Enrollment
The projected 11 percent premium increase includes the expected rise in health care costs overall, which is about 6 percent each year.
San Francisco Chronicle:
Covered California Premiums Projected To Rise 11 Percent In 2019
The cost of health insurance continues to climb in California. Estimates released Thursday by Covered California, the state insurance marketplace, project that premiums in the individual market will rise 11 percent next year, while enrollment in the exchange — which is larger than any other state’s — will drop 12 percent. (Ho, 5/17)