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How Often Do Consumers Get Hit with Surprise Medical Bills?

We analyze the incidence of surprise bills as well as proposals to protect consumers from them.

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Deductible Relief Day is May 19

As deductibles rise and become more common, it takes longer for people with employer coverage to meet them.

How Affordable are 2019 ACA Premiums for Middle-Income People?

Analysis: Premiums are least affordable for older adults who do not qualify for federal subsidies, especially in rural areas.

Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator

Use this tool to estimate what your premiums and tax credits for 2019 Affordable Care Act marketplace coverage could be based on your zip code, income, family size and age.