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Slower Growth in Employer Health Plan Costs, but Wages Still Not Keeping Up

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Premiums and deductibles for employer-sponsored health insurance grew more slowly in 31 states and the District of Columbia between 2010 and 2013, following passage of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new Commonwealth Fund analysis. While good news, the modest rise in health insurance costs still exceeded growth in median income in a majority of states over this period.

Use our interactive map to find out how recent growth in employer insurance premiums and deductibles varies from state to state and to see how big a bite these costs take out of workers' incomes.

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