Study Shows MLR Has Lowered Premiums For Consumers.

The Los Angeles Times (6/6, Terhune) reports that a new study, released Thursday by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that “U.S. consumers who purchase their own health insurance saved $2.1 billion last year due to tougher rules in the federal healthcare law.” According to the report, “individual premiums would have been $1.9 billion higher in 2012 without the requirements in the federal Affordable Care Act. In addition, the nonprofit group said individual policyholders nationwide should receive $241 million in rebates this summer.”

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— “Health law led to $2.1 billion in savings for consumers, report says, “Chad Terhune, Los Angeles Times, June 06, 2013.

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