Tuesday, March 9, 2010

A Number a Day to Make the Case for Reform


Starting today, WhiteHouse.gov is highlighting one key fact or figure each day to show how the numbers make the case for health reform.
Today's number is $1,115: the average premium for employer-sponsored family coverage per month last year. Annually, it adds up to $13,375 -- roughly the amount someone earning a minimum wage makes. If we do nothing on reform, a recent study found that expenses for Americans with health insurance could increase 35 percent over the next ten years.
Find out more on WhiteHouse.gov, and share today’s number with friends and family.
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