premiums
May 2017
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HHS: Premiums for individual health plans doubled between 2013 and 2017

John Sexton May 24, 2017 5:41 PM

“data shows average premiums were 105% higher in 2017 than in 2013…”

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Jonathan Gruber: Obamacare problems are Trump’s fault

John Sexton May 07, 2017 5:01 PM

“Look, and whose fault is this?”

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Maryland insurer requests 59% premium hike, says Obamacare in first stages of death spiral

John Sexton May 05, 2017 1:21 PM

“The factors that I have described to you today lead to instability and to a spiral…”

Apr 2017
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Here we go: New House GOP health-care bill on verge of failure as moderates balk

Allahpundit Apr 27, 2017 6:41 PM

“If I vote for this healthcare bill, it will be the end of my career.”

Mar 2017
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Higher Obamacare premiums in Arizona led to significant decline in enrollment

John Sexton Mar 20, 2017 5:41 PM

“That’s the group that felt the full force of the doubling of premiums in our state.”

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Jason Chaffetz on new GOP plan: Poorer people may need to choose between that iPhone and investing in health care

Allahpundit Mar 07, 2017 11:21 AM

“Americans have choices, and they’ve got to make a choice.”

Jan 2017
Dec 2016
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US taxpayers’ bill for ObamaCare premium hikes: $10 billion extra in 2017

Ed Morrissey Dec 15, 2016 12:41 PM

Breaking: The subsidy tree is a myth.

Nov 2016
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Obamacare still not looking like a bargain to many Americans

John Sexton Nov 28, 2016 3:01 PM

“It’s baloney — not worth it.”

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About that misleading 85% factoid about Obamacare subsidies

John Sexton Nov 01, 2016 3:01 PM

“about half of the people in the individual market are not getting such tax credits”

Oct 2016
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Arizona wins the 2017 ObamaCare sweepstakes: 116% increase in benchmark premium

Ed Morrissey Oct 27, 2016 6:41 PM

A curious lack of curiosity.

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CBS anchors on spiraling ObamaCare premiums: Hey, what’s up with that?

Allahpundit Oct 25, 2016 10:01 PM

“And so the question is, what happened?”

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Confirmed: Obamacare premiums going up an average of 25% in 2017

John Sexton Oct 24, 2016 6:03 PM

“Republicans will pounce on the numbers…”

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Obama: ObamaCare is like a defective cellphone, or something

Ed Morrissey Oct 21, 2016 9:21 AM

Take Note (7).

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House Republican doctors: ‘Obamacare is collapsing’

John Sexton Oct 17, 2016 7:21 PM

“Its utter failures become more obvious by the day.”

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Obamacare premiums cause sticker shock for those not receiving subsidies

John Sexton Oct 16, 2016 6:31 PM

“The cheapest policies amount to…double her mortgage…”

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The collapse of Obamacare in North Carolina has been nothing short of spectacular

Jazz Shaw Oct 15, 2016 10:01 AM

Having one very expensive choice is not a competitive market

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Has the ObamaCare meltdown begun?

Ed Morrissey Oct 06, 2016 6:01 PM

As Bill Clinton said: “It doesn’t work.”

Sep 2016
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CNN: Say, Hillary could end up being a boat anchor for Dem Senate hopes

Ed Morrissey Sep 15, 2016 5:21 PM

ObamaCare another millstone.

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Lies and damned lies: Prescription drug costs aren’t driving insurance premium jumps

Jazz Shaw Sep 10, 2016 11:31 AM

Follow the money. And in this case it’s not nearly all in the cost of prescription drugs

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Chicago Tribune: Why Obamacare failed

John Sexton Sep 09, 2016 8:41 PM

“Obamacare failed because it flunked Economics 101 and Human Nature 101.”

Aug 2016
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ObamaCare price hikes may tilt the Senate toward GOP

Ed Morrissey Aug 26, 2016 12:41 PM

Coattails vs boat anchors.

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Illinois ObamaCare rates skyrocketing 43-55% for 2017

Ed Morrissey Aug 25, 2016 7:01 PM

Chow down.

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CBS: “ObamaCare orphans” can prepare … to cough up more cash

Ed Morrissey Aug 24, 2016 8:31 PM

“This isn’t a death blow for the Affordable Care Act”?

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Texas A & M professor: ‘We may be beginning to see the death spiral…’

John Sexton Aug 24, 2016 1:21 PM

“I think there’s a real risk that other insurers pull out.”

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Aetna bails on most ObamaCare exchanges … while lauding them

Ed Morrissey Aug 16, 2016 10:31 AM

Tennessee hit with 40%+ premium hikes.

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Last Obamacare provider in Alabama announces 39% average rate hike for 2017

John Sexton Aug 08, 2016 6:31 PM

“…we are planning to stay in this market for another year. “

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Obamacare insurers in Michigan requesting 17.3% rate hike next year

John Sexton Aug 01, 2016 3:31 PM

“…it still is a kick, to say the least.”

Jun 2016
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Blue Cross Blue Shield losing money on Obamacare exchanges across the country

John Sexton Jun 29, 2016 1:21 PM

More could drop out of rate hikes are denied.

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Kaiser: Get ready to grab your wallets, ObamaCare subscribers!

Ed Morrissey Jun 15, 2016 7:01 PM

And taxpayers, too!

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Obamacare enrollees without subsidies face big premium increases

John Sexton Jun 13, 2016 1:31 PM

“Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas is seeking an average premium increase of nearly 60 percent for 2017…”

May 2016
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Great news from the White House: ObamaCare has made things so much better

Ed Morrissey May 16, 2016 4:01 PM

Just the facts, man. Just the facts.

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House committee: Obama admin official lied to Congress about ObamaCare exchange grant funding

Ed Morrissey May 10, 2016 5:41 PM

Plus, the NYT confirms: Premiums going up sharply … again.

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Bronze plans to disappear from ObamaCare exchanges?

Ed Morrissey May 06, 2016 6:41 PM

Plus, more price spikes for 2017.

Apr 2016
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Insurers signaling major ObamaCare premium hikes for 2017 — or taking a hike altogether

Ed Morrissey Apr 15, 2016 10:01 AM

“The premiums were just too low.”

Mar 2016
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Who’s up for another round of big ObamaCare rate hikes?

Ed Morrissey Mar 30, 2016 4:01 PM

ObamaCare Year3: Enrollees still sicker, costlier than expected.