It is striking to note that if even as little as one-third of the recent slowdown persists, then, by 2023, national health expenditures would be $1,200 per person lower than if cost growth returned to the prior trend.
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?
The mainstream media has been focused on various aspects of the Affordable Care Act. While the problems are legitimate, the sudden concern from the Right over the cost of premiums and paying for more than you need seem disingenuous.
Lincoln Chaffee is our Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week award-winner. See, Republicans? Not only will you be welcomed, you'll actually get awards for making the trek across the aisle! Step right up, there's room for everyone!