Kaiser Health News staff writer Julie Appleby reports: "Premiums will skyrocket next year! Premiums will be lower than expected! Premiums will be about the same! Consumers are understandably confused after weeks of conflicting pronouncements about the expected cost of plans, for individuals and small groups, to be sold in new online insurance marketplaces under the federal health law beginning Oct. 1. … How is a consumer to make sense of this?" (Appleby, 8/1). Read the story.
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