Obamacare premiums will get cheaper for first time

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WPLG—It will cost a little less to buy the benchmark Obamacare plan in 2019. The average premium for the silver plan will decline by 1.5 percent, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Thursday. Next year will be the first time average premiums have fallen since the Affordable Care Act exchanges opened in 2014. The decline comes after a 37 percent spike for this year's benchmark silver plan, upon which premium subsidies are based. The number of insurers on the federal exchange will...

Obamacare premiums will get cheaper for the first time. It will cost a little less to buy the benchmark Obamacare plan in 2019.