Sample 2023 Iowa Individual Affordable Care Act Premiums | Last Updated 30 Aug 2023

This dataset provides sample premium information for individual ACA-compliant health insurance plans available to Iowans for 2023 based on age, rating area and metal level. These are premiums for individuals, not families. Explore and drill into the data using the <a href="/stories/s/p3t7-r486/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow external">2023 Sample Premium Explorer</a>. <br><br>Please note that not every plan ID is available in every county. On or after November 1, 2022, please go to <a href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow external"></a> to determine if your plan is available in the county you reside in.

Tags: aca, affordable care act, health insurance, exchange, marketplace, cms, centers for medicare and medicaid services,

This dataset has the following 11 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Plan IDplan_idtextID give for the plan the premiums are associated with.
CarriercarriertextName of insurance company offering the plan.
Plan Nameplan_nametextName of the insurance plan for which premiums are associated with
Plan Typeplan_typetextHealth Maintenance Organization (HMO) or Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
Metal Levelmetal_leveltextPlan choices under the Affordable Care Act fall into five different categories or metal levels, i.e., bronze (60%), silver (70%), gold (80%), platinum (90%), and catastrophic (less than 60% -- generally limited to those under the age of 30). A silver plan (on average) would be expected to pay around 70% of healthcare expenses for a standard population. The individual, therefore, would pay about 30%.
Rating Arearating_areatextA geographic area that all issuers in the state must uniformly use as part of their rate setting. Counties within the rating area are listed in the counties column.
AgeagenumberThe age of the individual for which the premium applies. "14" means ages 0-14; "64" means ages 64 and older; the others mean the specific age listed.
Non-Tobacconon_tobacconumberPremium for Non-Tobacco Users
TobaccotobacconumberPremium for Tobacco Users
CountiescountiestextCounties within the rating area.
Rating Area Centroidrating_area_centroidpointLocation associated with the center of the plan's rating area.