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Chart showing increase The hikes are due mainly to “federal uncertainty” in the individual market, which have been exacerbated by recent decisions made at the national level. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Due to a number of actions on the federal level impacting the individual market for health insurance, every state is at risk of significant cumulative premium increases in 2019-2021 – but fixes are possible, according to Covered California’s report, “Major Indicators of Individual Market Stability Highlight High Premium Increases for States in Coming Years.”

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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