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Obamacare Premiums

Obamacare Premiums Are Spiking, But Yours Probably Aren't

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Americans who don't need to worry about health insurance premium increases on the Obamacare exchanges are worried about them anyway. Tha...

If You Like Your Obamacare Plan, You Maybe Shouldn't Keep It

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Health insurance consumers who use to buy their plans can choose to stick with what they have and let the system automati...

Great News For Obamacare

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2015 | Business

WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Obamacare will cost 7 percent less than expected over the next decade for federal subsidies to help lower-income people...

Obama, Michele Bachmann Make Competing Arguments On Obamacare | Lori Robertson | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

The following post first appeared on In the latest round of what’s-happening-to-health-care-premiums, Republican Rep. Michele Bach...

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How To Avoid Paying More For Obamacare Next Year | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

So you signed up for an Obamacare health insurance plan, and you're figuring you'll just keep it next year and skip the hassle of shopping around agai...

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Obamacare Enrollment Goal For 2015 Is 9 Million, Lower Than Expected | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.27.2015 | Business

Just days ahead of the next Obamacare sign-up period, the Department of Health and Human Services is scaling back projections of how many people will ...

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Obamacare Shoppers Get Sneak Peek At New Prices | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business

Health insurance consumers using will get their first look at the prices for 2015 coverage starting Sunday night, when window shopping ...

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These 5 Scary Obamacare Predictions Were Dead Wrong | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.23.2014 | Business

Predicting the ways in which Obamacare would fail and ruin America has been something of a cottage industry for conservative politicians and talking h...

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Obamacare Critics Just Lost Another Talking Point | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business

Obamacare's so-called government takeover of health care was supposed to destroy the private insurance market. Somebody forgot to tell the health insu...

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Here's What's Going On With Obamacare Premium Increases | Jeffrey Young | Posted 08.21.2014 | Business

Health insurance premiums are going to skyrocket under Obamacare next year, maybe even double! No, wait -- they're only increasing a little, and less ...

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Millions Get Obamacare Plans For $100 Or Less | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business

Almost seven out of 10 people who bought health insurance on the federal Obamacare exchanges are paying $100 or less a month for coverage, according t...

Is There Evidence for Skyrocketing Health Premiums?

Scott Novak | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics
Scott Novak

Republicans have been predicting that premiums will skyrocket since the Affordable Care Act was first proposed. Predictions that premiums will rise do have some grounding. But the question is, do we have enough evidence to support this?

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5 Things The Obamacare Enrollment Numbers Won't Tell You | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business

So is Obamacare a success? Has President Barack Obama's signature health reform law revolutionized our broken health care system? More than 7 milli...

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OF COURSE Health Insurance Will Cost More Next Year ... It Does Every Year | Jeffrey Young | Posted 03.13.2014 | Business

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius let loose a bombshell during her appearance before a congressional committee Wednesday: Health i...

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Health Insurers Extend Key Obamacare Deadline | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.18.2013 | Business

Facing pressure from the Obama administration, health insurers have extended the deadline for Obamacare premiums as late as Jan. 10, the industry's le...

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Obamacare Website Quietly Rolls Out Helpful New Workaround | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business

More than a week after its glitch-plagued launch, the federal government's online health-insurance exchange is slowly getting more functional. For ...

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Obamacare Prices Revealed | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

The average price for basic health coverage purchased on health insurance exchanges created by President Barack Obama's health care reform law will be...

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How Much Will Obamacare Cost Where You Live? New Report Offers Preview | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.26.2013 | Business

The premiums for coverage available on the health insurance exchanges created by President Barack Obama's health care reform law will vary widely from...

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State's Obamacare Insurance Prices Among Cheapest In U.S. | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

Health coverage sold on Obamacare's health insurance exchange in Maryland will be among the cheapest in the country, state officials said Friday. A...

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Ahead Of Big Health Coverage Expansion, Obama Touts Benefits For People With Insurance | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

Flanked by health insurance customers who received rebates because of Obamacare, President Barack Obama on Thursday highlighted his health care reform...

Rather Not Go Bankrupt When You Get Sick? Another Reason to Support Obamacare

Wendell Potter | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Politicians who are promising to repeal Obamacare won't find any evidence in the Kaiser Family Foundation's analysis of health insurance costs that the law has caused premiums to skyrocket, as many of those politicians have contended.