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Impact Of Obamacare Insurance Premium Increases On Marylanders

November 7th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Obamacare open enrollment has kicked off this past week, and starting January 1, 2017 monthly insurance premiums are increasing by an average of 25 percent across the nation. The hefty increases have drawn criticism from foes of the Affordable Care Act, who have repeatedly called for the law to be repealed. JoAnn Volk, a Senior Research Fellow and Project Director at the Georgetown University Center on Health Insurance Reforms, talked about the impact on Marylanders. She says the significant spike in premiums may be simply a market correction…


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