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Family premiums up over 50% since 2000: AHRQ
Modern Healthcare

Annual premiums for an employer-sponsored family health plan rose 54% between 2000 and 2009, to an average of $13,027 at the end of the decade, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Average annual premiums for single coverage rose 41%, from $3,308 to $4,669 over the nine-year period, adjusted for inflation.