Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Health insurance rankings

In a new survey of the 100 largest U.S. cities, Colorado Springs ranked 64th in affordability for children's health insurance, at an average cost of $80.33 a month.

For families, the city ranked 42 in terms of affordability.

The top-rated cities for affordable children's plans were St. Louis, Grand Rapids, Mich., Columbus, Ohio, Long Beach, Calif. and Glendale, Calif., and Akron Ohio. Monthly premiums in these cities ranged from $29 to $47.69.

Grand Rapids also ranked No. 1 for affordable family plans.

The latest U.S. Census data reports that nearly 46 million Americans are without health insurance, 8.5 million of which are children.

To see the full report, go to www.ehealthinsurance.com.

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