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ACA exchange premiums to rise as plan options decrease

Houstonians who purchase health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange will have dramatically fewer options in 2017, while premium prices will rise by more than $200 per month for some plans, the Houston Chronicle reports.

"This is disconcerting," said Vivian Ho, director of the Center for Health and Biosciences.

"When more insurers compete, prices go down," Ho said.

Read her full comments (subscription required):