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Richer health benefits cost 47% more, industry report warns
Los Angeles Times

Premiums for comprehensive health insurance are 47% higher than other policies without all of those benefits, a new industry study shows, but those higher rates also yield lower deductibles. The report issued Tuesday by eHealth Inc., the company behind online shopping website, adds to a steady drumbeat of predictions about “rate shock” when the federal healthcare law kicks in next year.