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Fact Of The Day #24: A Premium Rise In Health Care Premium Prices (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Increases in health insurance premiums have outpaced growth in worker earnings and inflation. Average health insurance premiums paid by employers and employees for a family of four have increased 62 percent in the past decade, from $8,576 annually in 2000 to $13,871 in 2010. For employer-sponsored health insurance, the most common kind, the worker's share of the premium jumped 82 percent in that time frame, to $3,721 a year.

And you might not believe what's happened to insurance deductibles over the last decade - but today's infographic spells it all out for you.

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