“This is still a market that’s unaffordable for many people who aren’t eligible for subsidies.”
“Cumulatively, these premium increases would average 50 percent over the three-year period…”
“These premium increases may allow insurers to remain in the market…”
“There are going to be a great many Americans who tonight feel a sense of betrayal.”
“…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.”
“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…”
“If I vote for this healthcare bill, it will be the end of my career.”
“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.”
Breaking: The subsidy tree is a myth.
“It’s baloney — not worth it.”
Laugh it up.
“about half of the people in the individual market are not getting such tax credits”
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
As Bill Clinton said: “It doesn’t work.”
ObamaCare another millstone.
Follow the money. And in this case it’s not nearly all in the cost of prescription drugs
“Obamacare failed because it flunked Economics 101 and Human Nature 101.”
Coattails vs boat anchors.
“How are people supposed to find work if this goes on in some form for a year and a half?”
What a way to find out, too.
“There are too many people out at the same time and too many joggers at peak times.”