Federal government releases health insurance exchange costs for Floridians

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Posted: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 11:46 pm | Updated: 4:11 pm, Fri Oct 11, 2013.

SARASOTA - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report Wednesday on premium costs within the new, online health insurance exchange.

Premiums nationwide will be, on average, 16% lower than expect.  However, residents in Sarasota and Manatee counties could likely pay more in premiums than other Florida residents.

For example, under the lowest cost plan, a Floridian at age 50 would pay, on average $218.34.  In Sarasota County, that rate jumps to $325.95, and in Manatee County, up to $337.25.

This simply scratches the surface, as there is still no word on the details of each plan, or the insurance companies competing for Florida customers.

For more information, the U.S. Department of Health and Human services released an extensive report on expected health insurance costs nationwide, and in Florida.

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