HHS Report Repudiates Dire Warnings About Premiums Spiking Under Health Law
Premiums have gone up 8 percent, and when subsidies were factored in the increase was even smaller at 4 percent. The report counters predictions that premiums would see double-digit jumps.
HHS Report: Dire Warnings Of ObamaCare Price Spikes Wrong
A new report from the Obama administration finds that ObamaCare premiums rose 8 percent last year, pushing back on warnings of larger price hikes. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) report released Tuesday finds that ObamaCare premiums rose 8 percent on average — from $356 a month to $386 a month — from 2015 to 2016. (Sullivan, 4/12)
HHS Report Shows Lower Premium Increase Than Expected
The Obama administration is hoping to stave off a repeat of last year's furor over rising insurance premiums on the public exchanges with a new report that highlights a 4 percent average premium increase for people getting tax credits under the new health law. (Mershon, 4/12)