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Affordable Care Act Enrollee Spending Is Increasing
The Wall Street Journal

People who enrolled in insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act generated higher medical spending in the law’s second year than in the first, according to a new analysis of health-insurer data released by an industry group.

The analysis, based on claims from 21 Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurers around the country, highlights a challenge the companies say they face covering the population that signed up for plans issued under the ACA, sold both on the law’s signature marketplaces and outside them.

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