premiums
Jun 2017

“…a 43% rate increase will drive healthier, younger, and middle-aged individuals out of the market.”

“…a substantial increase in cost for New Yorkers who don’t get help from subsidies under Obamacare.”

May 2017

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

“Look, and whose fault is this?”

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

Apr 2017

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

Mar 2017

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

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

Jan 2017
Dec 2016

Breaking: The subsidy tree is a myth.

Nov 2016

“It’s baloney — not worth it.”

Laugh it up.

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

Oct 2016

A curious lack of curiosity.

“And so the question is, what happened?”

“Republicans will pounce on the numbers…”

Take Note (7).

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

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

Having one very expensive choice is not a competitive market

Has the ObamaCare meltdown begun?

Ed Morrissey Oct 06, 2016 6:01 PM

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

Sep 2016

ObamaCare another millstone.

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

Chicago Tribune: Why Obamacare failed

John Sexton Sep 09, 2016 8:41 PM

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

Collapse.

Aug 2016

ObamaCare price hikes may tilt the Senate toward GOP

Ed Morrissey Aug 26, 2016 12:41 PM

Coattails vs boat anchors.

Chow down.

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

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

Tennessee hit with 40%+ premium hikes.

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

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

Jun 2016

More could drop out of rate hikes are denied.

And taxpayers, too!

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

May 2016

Just the facts, man. Just the facts.

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

Bronze plans to disappear from ObamaCare exchanges?

Ed Morrissey May 06, 2016 6:41 PM

Plus, more price spikes for 2017.