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Affordable Care Act Rates

  • Rates Up 22 Percent For Obamacare Plans, But Subsidies Rise, Too NPR by Alison Kodjak—The cost of health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is expected to rise an average of 22 percent in 2017, according to information released by the Obama administration Monday afternoon. Still, federal subsidies will also rise, meaning that few people are likely to have to pay the full cost after the rate increases to get insurance coverage.

  • A Quick Guide to Rising Obamacare Rates New York Times by Reed Abelson and Margo Sanger-Katz—Obamacare customers will begin shopping for new plans next week, just a few days before the presidential election. … here’s our quick guide to what’s happening and who will be affected… Obamacare rates are going way up...This is not a huge surprise…These increases really matter only for those who buy their own insurance….If you get a subsidy, and you’re willing to switch plans, you won’t have to pay these big increases...Customers may have to switch plans to save money, and switching health plans can be a big deal.

  • "PBS NewsHour" Video (11:26)— How Obamacare premium hikes affect politics and your wallet


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