Market Competition Works: Proposed Silver Premiums in the 2014 Individual and Small Group Markets Are Nearly 20% Lower than Expected Premiums. Market Competition Works: Proposed Silver Premiums in the 2014 Individual and Small Group Markets Are Nearly 20% Lower than Expected Premiums : Table 3

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: Table 3

 Average Monthly Small Group Pre-Affordable Care Act Premium, Single Coverage, Inflated to 2014Lowest Cost Silver Plan, Weighted averageSecond Lowest Cost Issuer’s Silver Plan, Weighted average% Difference, 2014 Small Group Lowest Silver Weighted Average vs Status Quo Trended to 2014% Difference, 2014 Small Group Second Lowest Cost Issuer Weighted Average vs Status Quo Trended to 2014
Colorado$474$391$412-18%-13%
District of Columbia$538$343$343-36%-36%
New Mexico$494$323$410-35%-17%
Oregon$458$362$369-21%-20%
Vermont$507$400$440-21%-13%
Washington$438$404$413-8%-6%