You’re Paying A LOT More Out-of-pocket for Health Care

May 31, 2011

It’s not your imagination. You’re paying alot more out-of-pocket for health care.  The average out-of-pocket health care costs for a family of four with insurance have ballooned from $3,634 in 2002 to $8,008, this year.  The statistics come as part of a new study released this month by the industry consulting firm Milliman.

And that’s for families who get coverage from their employers. If you’re paying COBRA premiums like Schaub, or buying on the individual market, the costs are often much higher.

Click here to read more in this article from the St. Pete Times.