In a publication released this week, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has raised out-of-pocket expenses under Obamacare health plans in 2017 to $7,150 for individuals and $14,300 for joint plans, up from the current levels of $6,850 and $13,700.

The raised expense levels were buried on page 332 of an HHS document titledĀ “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2017.”

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