Health Insurance Policy

Health Insurance Premiums Could Rise Because of Coronavirus

The coronavirus has lead to an unprecedented upheaval of the U.S. health care system. A report earlier this year from California’s health insurance marketplace warned the cost of coronavirus care could be as high as $250 billion, and that health insurance premiums could rise as much as 40%.

Despite the huge commitment of resources needed to tackle COVID-19, the overall financial picture of the health care system is complicated.

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