Health insurers say they plan to raise premiums for some Americans as a direct result of the health overhaul in coming weeks, complicating Democrats’ efforts to trumpet their signature achievement before the midterm elections.
Aetna Inc., some BlueCross BlueShield plans and other smaller carriers have asked for premium increases of between 1% and 9% to pay for extra benefits required under the law, according to filings with state regulators.
These and other insurers say Congress’s landmark refashioning of U.S. health coverage, which passed in March after a brutal fight, is causing them to pass on more costs to consumers than Democrats predicted.
Answer by jewjewbee at 12:12 AM on Sep. 9, 2010
Imagine that..who could have known?
maybe all of us know-nothing conservatives..
Answer by tnmomofive at 5:45 PM on Sep. 8, 2010
Answer by tnmomofive at 6:07 PM on Sep. 8, 2010
Answer by lovinangels at 5:45 PM on Sep. 8, 2010
Answer by 29again at 6:11 PM on Sep. 8, 2010
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Answer by itsmesteph11 at 6:47 PM on Sep. 8, 2010
Wasn't ObamaCare suppose to lower costs
I believe that was their claim at the time.
Answer by QuinnMae at 6:04 PM on Sep. 8, 2010
Answer by tnmomofive at 6:32 PM on Sep. 8, 2010
Answer by LoriKeet at 7:40 PM on Sep. 8, 2010