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The Cost Of Health Care – Past

Health Premiums Up 95% Since 2000; Income Up 17.5%  

A report released yesterday crunches some numbers to confirm what most of us already probably knew: The cost of our health insurance is going up much faster than our pay. According to Families USA, a Washington nonprofit group that advocates for affordable health care, between 2000 and 2009 the cost of a family premium provided by an employer increased 95.2 percent while median income went up just 17.5 percent. — August 21 (Philadelphia Inquirer)


September 3, 2009 - Posted by | Cost, healthcare | ,

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