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White House releases Oklahoma estimates of Obamacare insurance costs

by Chris Casteel Modified: September 25, 2013 at 4:00 pm •  Published: September 25, 2013

The White House today released state estimates for health insurance coverage bought in the exchanges set up under Obamacare.

An Oklahoma family of four with a household income of $50,000 would pay $282 a month for a mid-range plan once federal subsidies are counted. A 27-year-old with an income of $25,000 would pay $84 a month for a low-cost plan once subsidies are counted.

Oklahoma will have 53 plans available, according to the White House.

UPDATE: Here is the full report from the Department of Health and Human Services, which includes numbers for Oklahoma and 35 other states that will have federal exchanges.

by Chris Casteel
Washington Bureau
Chris Casteel began working for The Oklahoman's Norman bureau in 1982 while a student at the University of Oklahoma. After covering the police beat, federal courts and the state Legislature in Oklahoma City, he moved to Washington in 1990, where...
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