Health insurance premiums

Open Enrollment Ahead: Which Insurance Plan Should You Pick?

For many workers, it's almost time for open enrollment, when you get to choose a health insurance plan for the coming year. And while wading through all those documents and details may not be much fun, the right decision can save you enough money to make it worth the effort.

Premiums for Family Health Plans Hit $15,745

There's a new health care survey, and at first it sounds like good news about insurance costs. Premiums for job-based family health plans went up just 4 percent this year, says the Kaiser Family Foundation's annual report, released Tuesday.

Rebates From Obamacare to Top $1 Billion: Report

More than 3 million health insurance policyholders and thousands of employers will share $1.3 billion in rebates this year, thanks to President Barack Obama's health care law, a nonpartisan research group said Thursday.

Individual Health Insurance: What Does It Cost?

As more people lose their jobs, fewer people are getting their health insurance costs paid by their employer. And that means more consumers are seeking individual coverage, a daunting task. A new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation helps clarify the costs by state.

What a Wild Year It Was
for Health Care

Led by the health insurance reform law, a flurry of drug and food recalls, key medical breakthroughs and plenty of layoffs and lawsuits, 2010 proved to be an exciting -- if not always positive -- year. Here's our list of the year's biggest health stories.

Paying More for Health Insurance, Getting Less

Employer-sponsored plans are the leading source of health insurance in America. But according to a new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation, challenging economic times are making such coverage more expensive and less effective for millions of people.