State Estimates of Health Premiums Are Faulty, Misleading Consumers | Print |
August 2013

Starting October 1, 2013, Floridians will be able to purchase private health insurance plans through the new Health Insurance Marketplace created through the federal health reform law.

On July 31, the state entity responsible for regulating health insurance policies released information titled "Individual Monthly Health Insurance Premiums Before and After PPACA."

Unfortunately, the information provides no credible comparison of the impact of health reform on rates.  Its continued use as a basis for official projections is likely to result in direct harm to consumers.

> Read the report.