In April, Vermont became the first state to announce proposed insurance premium rates for the Affordable Care Act's public health insurance exchanges opening for 2014. According to published reports, the rates for a family range from an average high of about $1,700 a month. Catastrophic coverage - only available to those under age 30 - will average about $745 a month for a family.

The costs still need to go through an approval stage, and do not include the subsidies that certain people will receive. Even so, the numbers provide a glimpse at the ballpark of rates that consumers will be dealt next year.

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