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Employer-based health insurance costs grew more slowly following reform, but workers haven’t noticed

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News The growth in premiums and deductibles for employer-based health insurance has slowed since federal health reform was enacted, but workers probably haven’t noticed because incomes haven’t kept up with the cost of health care, a new study says. Kentucky families covered through employers spent, on average, 10.4 percent of their incomes on health insurance...