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Who Signed Up, Costs of Care Factor in as North Carolina Premiums Spike

If you live in Indiana and Mississippi, premium prices are shrinking for health insurance available through Obamacare exchanges. But in North Carolina, coverage for next year is likely to be much more expensive. The average premium increase in that state is among the highest in the country, according to federal data.

In Mebane, North Carolina, Sue Martin's insurer told her the $238 a month she's paying now will go up to $491 next year for the same plan. 

WFAE explores why.  

Why Obamacare Premiums In NC Are Rising Faster Than Most States