New ObamaCare Survey Shows Increasing Out Of Pocket Costs

Annual Family Premiums For Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Rose An Average Of 3 Percent To $18,142 For This Year, While Wages Only Grew By 2.5 Percent. “Annual family premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose an average of 3 percent to $18,142 this year, a modest increase at a time when workers’ wages (2.5%) and inflation (1.1%) also grew modestly, according to the benchmark Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) 2016 Employer Health Benefits Survey released today.” (“Average Annual Workplace Family Health Premiums Rise Modest 3% to $18,142 in 2016; More Workers Enroll in High-Deductible Plans With Savings Option Over Past Two Years,” The Kaiser Family Foundation , 9/14/16)