ACA Magnifying Glass In Iowa, the average silver-level premiums more than doubled (117 percent increase), from $326 to $695. (Photo: Getty)

Premiums for Affordable Care Act plans have gone up significantly across the country, according to new research from the Urban Institute.

The study, released on Wednesday, found that premiums went up an average of 32 percent for the cheapest silver-level plans available in each market. For gold-level plans, premiums rose an average of 19 percent.

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