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Premiums for family health plans hit $15,745
USA Today

It sounds like good news: Annual premiums for job-based family health plans went up only 4% this year. But hang on to your wallets: Premiums averaged $15,745, with employees paying more than $4,300 of that, a glaring reminder that the problem of unaffordable medical care is anything but solved. The annual employer survey released Tuesday by two major research groups also highlighted another disturbing trend: