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health insurance premiums

Redwood trees.

Obamacare: Irreplaceable, irrepealable

April 7, 2014 – If you support the Affordable Care Act, know that your work is not yet done. And if you don't like it, you'll have opportunities to vote… Read more

Down the drain.

Flushing away $10,000 to ‘just say No’

March 27, 2014 – "The vast majority of our clients are thrilled to find out they qualify for subsidies. But to some people, the premium tax credits feel… Read more

Red state pain won’t be limited to poor

October 30, 2013 – Not only will the states end up paying billions of dollars in uncompensated care for residents who remain uninsured, but private health… Read more

Obamacare and the bad-news bearers

September 26, 2013 – In the marketplaces where people who do not have access to employer-sponsored insurance will be purchasing their own coverage, rates will… Read more

Projections evidence ‘rate shock is a crock’

May 28, 2013 – Critics of Obamacare who warned us that health reform would result in "rate shock" haven't had much to say lately thanks to surprisingly… Read more

Spreading confusion about SHOP exchanges

April 11, 2013 – The HHS has announced a temporary change to rules for the ACA's SHOP program. Critics of the ACA are using the change to spread confusion… Read more

A helping hand for Rep. Marsha Blackburn

March 28, 2013 – In fact, one of the real objectives of the “Time for Affordability” PR and advertising campaign the insurance industry is waging is to… Read more

Title of Congressional hearing said it all:

March 19, 2013 – I was stunned when Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.), accused me of being disingenuous because I told the story of a Florida woman who might be… Read more

Who is Douglas Holtz-Eakin and why is he saying terrible things about health reform?

March 14, 2013 – Douglas Holtz-Eakin uses some pretty fuzzy "facts" (and we use that term loosely) in his attempts to badmouth the Affordable Care… Read more

Study shows health insurance ‘sticker shock’

February 25, 2013 – Imagine visiting a car dealership to buy a minivan. After reviewing your options, you tell the dealer “I want the $15,000 Dodge… Read more

Predicting the future of insurance premiums

January 22, 2013 – Today, many Americans are asking, "Will my premiums go up in 2014?" There is no simple answer ... but the answer for many Americans is that… Read more

Will insurance premiums skyrocket in 2014?

January 3, 2013 – Health reform critics claim Americans will soon feel "sticker shock" over climbing health premiums, but Maggie Mahar says they aren't… Read more