One Healthcare Executive Thinks Low Healthcare Costs Are "Unrealistic"

Health insurance companies will be looking for consumers to pay more in 2016, according to Kim Holland, director for state affairs for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, who called demands for lower premiums or monthly fees "unrealistic."

Health insurance companies will be looking for consumers to pay more in 2016, according to Kim Holland, director for state affairs for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, who called demands for lower premiums or monthly fees "unrealistic."

Ms Holland predicted that healthcare costs would increase next year because a high proportion of individuals who gained health insurance under the Affordable Care Act need expensive medical care that had been delayed in the past. With fewer younger, healthier people signing up for coverage, health insurance companies are finding that they had to spend more to cover the expensive medical bills.

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