What a dollar gets you in health insurance

Via Sarah Kliff, I noticed Blue Shield of California released the wonk-favorite dollar graphic of health insurance costs:

Like most other sources of information this doesn’t really reveal anything new, per se, but sometimes it’s better “show” than “tell.” Notice that the majority of that dollar goes to health care costs – somewhat making the perennial outrages over premium increases ill-founded in as much as they focus on the 15%.



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