If you were uninsured before the Affordable Care Act was passed, but now are covered by insurance purchased through one of the state exchanges, hold on to your hat.

Depending on where you live, you could be faced with eye-popping (and wallet-busting) premium increases in 2017.

Overall, participants who bought insurance through the ACA face premium increases of 22 percent — which is disturbing enough, according to CheatSheet. But with insurance companies bailing on the program, even, in at least one case, announcing plans for expansion next year, and with some states having refused to expand the program and thus help out residents who otherwise couldn't afford health coverage, some premium boosts actually top 100 percent.

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