QuoteWizard: Kentucky had 6th largest increase of average health insurance premiums


(WEHT) – QuoteWizard released a list of average annual health insurance premiums per person for employer-based plans in each state. Kentucky was found to have the sixth largest rate increase over a six-year period at 27%.

Illinois had the 19th highest at 22% and Indiana had the 48th highest at 11%.

Arkansas had the highest at 31%.

Wyoming had the lowest at 7%.

In 2013, Kentucky’s annual premium cost was $5,257. It rose to $6,690 in 2018.

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(This story was originally published on January 29, 2019)

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