Online shopping cart Nearly 250,000 people who do not get coverage through their employers or the government buy health insurance in Washington’s individual market, most of them shopping on the state’s ACA exchange. (Photo: Shutterstock)

SEATTLE — Although few states have finalized their 2020 health insurance rates yet, preliminary reports suggest that increases in premiums for plans sold on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces will be moderate again this year.

One analysis of those early state filings, which noted some states appear poised to have lower premiums next year, found that Washington had a lower rate increase than almost half the other states.

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