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Fig. 2

From: Three years in – changing plan features in the U.S. health insurance marketplace

Fig. 2

Geographic Variation in the Cost of Staying in a Silver Plan: 2015–2016. Areas with diagonal lines, labeled “No Data,” represent states that did not participate in federally-facilitated exchanges (i.e. have state marketplaces). The cost of staying was calculated as the difference between: the change between the monthly after-subsidy premium of the 2015 silver plan and the linked 2016 plan, and the change between the 2015 plan and the lowest-cost silver plan in 2016. Black represents counties where the 2015 lowest-cost silver plan was discontinued in 2016. Computed costs of staying apply to a 60-year-old

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