The cost of care for an average family of family covered by an employer-sponsored PPO is $23,215 this year, up from $22,030 in 2013, according to Milliman's annual medical index, released Wednesday.

Though the amount families pay for health coverage has more than doubled over the past decade, there is slightly better news this year: The 5.4 percent growth rate over last year is the lowest annual change since Milliman started keeping track in 2002.

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