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Subject:  Re: Affordable care act - Day 2 Date:  10/2/2013  6:34 PM
Author:  intercst Number:  52411 of 73770

workwayless writes,

Still haven't be able to access 'healthcare.gov'...but have managed to get 2014 marketplace quotes from other online sources.

Historically Arizona premiums were fairly low as compared to other states. But now it looks like premiums are going up big time in 2014. One reason: it looks like the ultra high deductible insurance (7k+) plans are going away. Also there is no lifetime maximum. Aside from these things, it is hard to do apple-to-apple comparisons between current and new policies.

But in any case, the premiums are going to be as much three times what I budgeted for in retirement. Guess I better take Intercst's advice and lower my taxable income