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Silver plans saw average coinsurance rates increase by 16 percent in 2017. Photo: Getty Images

The rising out-of-pocket costs for specialty drugs within Affordable Care Act plans is “most concerning,” according to HealthPocket’s report, “In The Fourth Year of Affordable Care Act Coverage, Specialty Drug Out-of-Pocket Costs Remain A Problem For Consumers.”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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