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Health insurance lends to Utahns' financial troubles

Health insurance lends to Utahns' financial troubles

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(KSL News) Health insurance premiums could be contributing to the financial woes of Utahns.

A report from Families USA shows the cost of health insurance has gone up close to 85 percent in Utah over the past eight years while the median income has only risen 17.2 percent.

The expense of health insurance is causing many to go without. Nationwide the number of people without health insurance has risen by 7.3 million. In Utah that number has gone up by more than 88,000.

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