Health premiums up modestly, but deductibles soar.

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Annual family premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose 5% this year to an average of $19,616, extending a seven-year run of moderate increases, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey. Workers contribute an average of $5,547 (or 28%) toward that premium cost. For single coverage, annual premiums rose just 3% this year to an average of $6,896, with workers contributing $1,186 (or 17%) on average. Workers at small organizations typically pay more toward their premiums than workers at...

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