SIOUX FALLS, SD -
South Dakotans will have fewer options and will pay more than most states in the federally run health insurance exchange.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report released Wednesday provides a peek at the rates that will be available when enrollment opens next week for insurance marketplaces under President Barack Obama's health insurance overhaul.
The federal government is running the marketplaces in South Dakota and 35 other states.
Federal data show South Dakotans will have an average of 32 qualified health plans to choose from, compared to the national average of 53.
Data show that premiums for a low-level plan for a family of four with an income of $50,000 will be $141 a month after tax credits. The national average is $95 a month.
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