In this Feb. 12, 2015, file photo, enrollment counselor Vue Yang, left, goes over health insurance plans available to Laura San Nicolas, center, accompanied by her daughter, Geena, 17, while enrolling for health insurance at Sacramento Covered in Sacramento, Calif. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, announced Tuesday, July 19, 2016, that the average monthly insurance premiums will increase 13 percent next year for people who buy health care coverage through the state's insurance exchange.
In this Feb. 12, 2015, file photo, enrollment counselor Vue Yang, left, goes over health insurance plans available to Laura San Nicolas, center, accompanied by her daughter, Geena, 17, while enrolling for health insurance at Sacramento Covered in Sacramento, Calif. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, announced Tuesday, July 19, 2016, that the average monthly insurance premiums will increase 13 percent next year for people who buy health care coverage through the state's insurance exchange. Rich Pedroncelli AP
In this Feb. 12, 2015, file photo, enrollment counselor Vue Yang, left, goes over health insurance plans available to Laura San Nicolas, center, accompanied by her daughter, Geena, 17, while enrolling for health insurance at Sacramento Covered in Sacramento, Calif. Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, announced Tuesday, July 19, 2016, that the average monthly insurance premiums will increase 13 percent next year for people who buy health care coverage through the state's insurance exchange. Rich Pedroncelli AP
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