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WSJ: Young Buyers Face Sticker Shock on New Insurance Exchanges

October 2, 2013

 

Via Newsmax

So much for lower insurance premiums for young consumers under Obamacare.

According to The Wall Street Journal, insurance costs for young buyers will be much higher in many states on new Obamacare insurance exchanges. 

The Journal’s chart below compares lowest current and Obamacare premiums for an unmarried, 27-year-old in select metro areas in 36 states where the federal government will oversee exchanges. 

State City  Exchange 
 Premiums 
 Current 
 Premiums 
Alabama Birmingham $170 $80
Alaska Anchorage $254 $79
Arizona Phoenix $139 $50
Arkansas Little Rock $190 $31
Delaware   $203 $51
Florida Miami $163 $66
Georgia Atlanta $166 $43
Idaho Boise $145 $59
Illinois Chicago $125 $74
Indiana Indianapolis $204 $84
Iowa Cedar Rapids $132 $70
Kansas Wichita $121 $43
Louisiana New Orleans $170 $39
Maine Portland $192 $122
Michigan Detroit $138 $55
Mississippi Jackson $199 $58
Missouri St. Louis $147 $64
Montana Bozeman $147 $66
Nebraska Omaha $162 $26
New Hampshire   $186 $149
New Jersey   $219 $162
New Mexico Albuquerque $126 $38
North Carolina Charlotte $183 $35
North Dakota Fargo $175 $47
Ohio Columbus $205 $47
Oklahoma Oklahoma City $105 $54
Pennsylvania Philadelphia $195 $73
South Carolina Columbia $166 $55
South Dakota Sioux Falls $196 $89
Tennessee Nashville $114 $41
Texas Houston $138 $63
Utah Salt Lake $143 $72
Virginia Fairfax County $144 $44
West Virginia Huntington $176 $96
Wisconsin Milwaukee $200 $69
Wyoming Cheyenne $271 $82

Read Latest Breaking News from Newsmax.com http://www.newsmax.com/US/obamacare-young-consumers-premiums/2013/09/25/id/527619?ns_mail_uid=79315437#ixzz2gaVPwLuL 
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