Saturday, January 11, 2014

New Survey of Health Insurance Brokers: Private Health Plan Premiums Are Spiking. Now, Even The Fed Is Watching These Trends

Scott Gottlieb, Contributor, Forbes

Get ready for even higher healthcare costs.

A new survey of health insurance brokers shows that commercial insurance rates are going to rise “significantly” in 2014.

The research team at investment bank Morgan Stanley surveyed 131 brokers, finding that December 2013 rates are rising in excess of 6% in the small group market, and 9% in the individual market. READ MORE

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