Report: Floridians Spending Bigger Share Of Their Income On Health Premiums

According to a new study, workers and their families are spending a bigger share of their income on health care than in previous years – especially in Florida.

On average, Floridians along with 10 other states, last year spent more than eight percent of their incomes on their monthly health insurance premiums.

The cost of employer-sponsored insurance premiums actually decreased overall from $6,260 a year to $6,068 for single coverage, and from $17,989 to $17,189 for family coverage between 2016 and 2017, according to a new report by consumer advocacy group The Commonweath Fund.

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