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Prescription Drug Coverage and the ACA's Medication Costs
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Feb. 13, 2014
"On the whole, the 4 types of metal plans averaged a 34% increase in drug cost-sharing as compared to copayments and co-insurance fees in the pre-reform market.... When compared to the average out-of-pocket costs for plans in the 2013 pre-reform individual health insurance market, copayments and coinsurance fees were 58% higher for Bronze Plans.... Copayments and co-insurance averaged 15% higher for [Platinum-level] plans. Silver and Gold plans had drug costs increase 36% and 28% respectively."

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