Health and Human Services has released the rates for the federally run Exchange marketplaces in 36 states. They are really good:
Here are the big take-aways:
- $145 a month for the cheapest Bronze plan for a 27 year old making $25,000 a year is definately affordable
- Family coverage at either 2nd cheapest Silver or cheapest Bronze is extraorinarily affordable —
- Competition does wonders
- Networks matter, some pricing will be higher in outlier counties compared to core counties.
This thing is going to work.