Covered California says that for over 1 million Californians enrolled in its system, premium rates will jump more than 13 percent. (Photo: iStock)

Premiums are going up significantly for insurance plans sold through Covered California, the state-run insurance exchange set up through the Affordable Care Act.

The 1.4 million Californians enrolled in the system will see their monthly rates rise by an average of 13.2 percent next year. That’s a stark contrast to the first two years of the ACA, when California was able to hold insurers to 4 percent annual increases.

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