Health Care Choices and Premiums Under Obamacare: Numbers By State


The Heritage Foundation, April 20, 2020

Heritage releases new state by state numbers on health care choices and premiums under Obamacare. Health care remains a top concern of Americans. Since Obamacare took effect, health insurance premiums surged while choices dropped because of costly rules and regulations—leaving many Americans paying more but getting less. Average monthly premiums more than doubled from 2013 to 2018. In 2013, the national average premium paid in the individual (non-group) market was $244 (per member, per month). By 2018, the national average premium skyrocketed to $550 (per member, per month). Click here to read more.