Reporting Anthony Silva
BOSTON (CBS) – Health insurance premiums are continuing to get more expensive, but rates in Massachusetts are no longer the priciest in the country.
A report by the Commonwealth Fund shows that Massachusetts now has the 9th highest rates.
The report says the average annual health insurance premium in the country has climbed 50% since 2003 to just under $14,000.
Health insurance premium costs in Massachusetts have risen 48% since 2003, just below the national average increase.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Anthony Silva reports