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At eHealth, the cost of unsubsidized, bare-bones, bronze-level 2018 coverage is averaging $452 per month, up 21 percent from the average monthly price for 2017 coverage. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Two large health insurance market makers say customers who have to pay the full cost of their individual major medical coverage themselves are facing big increases in premium bills for 2018 coverage.

For consumers who qualify to use Affordable Care Act advance premium tax credits, however, average increases in out-of-pocket spending may be under 10 percent.

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