medical claims costs http://wamc.org en Mass. to see drop in medical claims costs http://wamc.org/post/mass-see-drop-medical-claims-costs <p>Medical claims costs are expected to soar in many states under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Massachusetts is an exception.</p><p>A new study by the nation's leading group of financial risk analysts, the Society of Actuaries, has found that medical claims costs — the biggest driver of health insurance premiums — will jump an average 32 percent for Americans' individual policies.</p><p>The report concluded the overwhelming majority will see double-digit increases in their individual health insurance markets where people purchase coverage directly from insurers.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:42:08 +0000 Jaired Crofut 60789 at http://wamc.org Mass. to see drop in medical claims costs