NEWS
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Thu Oct 31, 2013 06:34 PM CDT

Millions of policyholders have been put on notice: Their existing health insurance will be terminated Jan. 1 because they aren't compliant with federal standards under the Affordable Care Act.

As I'll report in DTN's Nov. 1 health care series installment, farm families like Julie and Brian Taylor of Stockbridge, Mich., are among those hunting for something that doesn't double their monthly premiums. For a similar plan, their rates for themselves and their 24-year-old son could jump to $876/mo., up from the $434 they pay now, Blue Cross Blue Shield tells them. The cheapest Silver PPO plan on the Michigan marketplace ...

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