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HHS exchanges seem short on platinum

In PPACA world, small-group plans may be more like individual policies. (AP photo/Seth Wenig)
In PPACA world, small-group plans may be more like individual policies. (AP photo/Seth Wenig)

Consumers and small employers who prefer plans with high premiums but low out-of-pocket costs might be out of luck next year.

Paul Houchens and other actuaries at Milliman report in an analysis of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act exchange plan menus that rich, platinum-level products are scarce in the individual exchanges and the Small Business Health Options Program exchanges.

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