News Headlines Article

Insurance exchanges could mean savings for some, researcher says
Modern Healthcare

People who purchase health insurance policies on the individual market may save an average of $280 annually under the healthcare overhaul’s coming insurance exchanges, according to projections by a federal researcher.

Steven Hill, a senior economist in the Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, analyzed costs for the 11 million beneficiaries in the individual insurance market in recent years and projected their future costs under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.