Ohioans purchasing health insurance on a new online federally run marketplace will spend 41 percent more for individual coverage than they would have this year, according to the state Department of Insurance.
The online health exchange will offer more than 200 different plans from 12 insurance companies approved by the insurance department. Premiums will cost on average $332.58 a month in 2014, compared to $236.29 this year.
For small group health insurance plans, six companies offering 184 plans were approved to sell on the exchange. Those plans will cost on average $401.99 a month in 2014, compared to $341.03 this year.