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Initial filings show 8% rise in premiums for 2015, Avalere says
Modern Healthcare

Insurers want to raise premiums by an average of 8% for individual plans that will be sold through state and federal exchanges in nine states, according to an analysis by Avalere Health.

The average premium for a silver plan, designed to cover 70% of medical costs, would increase from $324 to $350 a month.

The Washington-based research firm scrutinized rate filings in Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.

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