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Report Details Costs, Challenges of ACA Newly Insured

It was no surprise that among the first enrollees to the ACA healthcare plans were people needing the most care. Now national data shows just how high these medical costs soared. Specifically, medical costs for new members were 19 percent higher in 2014 and even 22 percent higher in 2015 according to the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. This increase in care is impacting the future of health insurance premiums.