Cost of family health insurance tops $22,000 this year

  • Since 2011, average family health insurance premiums have increased 47%, the report shows, which is faster than the growth rate during the time period for wages (31%) or inflation (19%). (Dreamstime/TNS)

The cost of employer-sponsored insurance plans continues to rise at a relatively steady rate even as a global pandemic has caused dramatic disruptions in how and when people get health care.