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  •  One Example: Oregon Silver Plan (1+ / 0-)
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    Tonedevil

    Premiums will vary from state to state.  States running their own exchanges generally will offer better coverage and premiums.

    But just looking at Oregon (where I am) gives you a feel for Hogberg's example of a single, 22-year old woman who earns $18,100 a year. Using Cover Oregon's calculator for a silver plan, she would have a total premium of $281 a month, of which she would pay only $66 a month. The rest (77 percent) is covered by subsidies.

    One emergency room visit, one expensive prescription or even one pricey test could make her insurance pay for itself.  That is, her investment could pay off just for routine care.

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