10 states with the costliest employer-sponsored health insurance

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality recently released data from its Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, a large-scale study of families, individuals, providers and employers in the U.S. concerning the cost and use of healthcare and health insurance. 

Here are the 10 states with the costliest employer-sponsored health insurance in 2015, listed with the average single premium per enrolled employee at private-sector organizations:

1. Alaska — $7,807

2. New York — $6,801

3. New Hampshire — $6,573

4. Massachusetts — $6,519

5. Rhode Island — $6,509

6. Connecticut — $6,478

7. Wyoming — $6,420

8. District of Columbia — $6,409

9. Delaware — $6,288

10. Pennsylvania — $6,286

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