Despite nearly 9-in-10 enrollees through California’s state-run public exchange receiving a subsidy to help pay for their insurance, almost half say it is difficult to afford the monthly premium.

According to a report by The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, 44% of Covered California enrollees reported difficulty in paying their monthly premium, versus a quarter of adults with other types of private coverage. “It is clear that assistance is looking like it is not enough,” says Melissa Majerol, a policy analyst at Kaiser in Washington.

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