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Health insurance premiums have doubled under Obamacare
https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/news/obamacare-doubled-average-individual-health-insurance-premium-study-finds

Obamacare premiums to be 6% higher in 2019, far outstripping inflation. #ItsNotWorking
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/healthcare/obamacare-premiums-6-percent-higher-in-2019-after-trump-actions-analysis

Saying Obamacare has stabilized is like saying ‘the fire has stabilized – it’s only consuming 3 floors an hour, instead of 10, so you inside there can stop worrying’

Slow-motion Obamacare train wreck – blue state ACA exchanges are poorly run; the bluer the state, the worse they are; “providing substandard service to users”
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/laurettabrown/2018/10/29/report-finds-liberal-states-are-the-worst-at-administering-obamacare-exchanges-n2533047

Trump admin proposes to tighten monitoring of Obamacare eligibility; improper payments a chronic problem
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/health-law-and-business/trump-officials-move-to-boost-monitoring-of-obamacare-eligibility

Gimmicky Obamacare co-ops – most have collapsed; those remaining will soon follow
https://www.newsmax.com/jaredwhitley/obamacare-coops-failure-health-insurance/2018/10/31/id/888844/

New Mexico Obamacare co-op about to go under; far below state capital adequacy standards
https://townhall.com/columnists/stevesherman/2018/10/26/obamacare-coops-program-going-extinct-because-they-dont-work-n2532255

Obamacare records hacked; 75,000 enrollees at risk. #ObamacareTrainWreck
https://news.bloomberglaw.com/health-law-and-business/obamacare-enrollment-data-breach-may-trigger-privacy-probe

Can’t keep their plan – 1.8 million fewer enrolled in individual health insurance in 2017, with the unsubsidized accounting for 93 percent of decline
https://tinyurl.com/y7pzghjl

Obamacare’s government-mandated fancy coverage forcing people into cheaper ACA plans with far narrower networks and less coverage of out-of-network care
https://khn.org/news/in-search-of-insurance-savings-consumers-can-get-unwittingly-wedged-into-narrow-network-plans/

Land O’ Lakes offers Obamacare-compliant plans at half the cost using new Association Health Plan (AHP) rules
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2018/11/02/winning-land-o-lakes-offers-health-plans-nearly-50-cheaper-than-obamacare/

Trump admin moves to allow employer subsidies for non-ACA short-term plans
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/healthcare/trump-administration-moves-to-let-employers-contribute-to-cheaper-obamacare-alternatives

California punishes residents, bans non-ACA short duration plans, cutting rug out from under people who can’t afford Obamacare
https://www.heartland.org/news-opinion/news/california-bans-short-term-limited-duration-health-plans

Short-term plans give people lots of options at a fraction of the cost of Obamacare
https://www.forbes.com/sites/theapothecary/2018/10/30/exclusive-data-on-thousands-of-new-short-term-plans-now-available-at-a-fraction-of-the-cost/#55f4a3ae3f30

Trump admin moves to expand state ‘innovation’ waivers; restoring hi-risk pools and other state moves will reduce the cost of insurance for many
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/healthcare/trump-administration-moves-to-allow-more-cheaper-obamacare-plans-with-fewer-benefits

Support for Obamacare preexisting conditions guarantees drops when higher costs, lower quality, less access included in poll question
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/healthcare/support-for-obamacare-protections-for-sick-people-plummets-when-trade-offs-are-included

Dishonest Dems inflate number of people protected by Obamacare preexisting conditions guarantees by referring to entire insurance market (including employer plans)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2018/10/30/democrats-hype-estimates-people-with-preexisting-conditions/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.9405d5c2e98b

Costs of Obamacare preexisting conditions guarantees: insurance now unaffordable for those who don’t get subsidies; insurers covertly deny coverage through narrow networks (exclude best providers for, e.g., cancer treatment and the sickest stay away)
https://thefederalist.com/2018/11/05/press-isnt-telling-politics-pre-existing-conditions/

#WhackAMole – Obamacare’s preexisting conditions guarantees produce higher out-of-pocket costs for medications, narrow networks with fewer specialists; there are better answers than the ACA (e.g., reinsurance) to the problem
https://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/414622-you-dont-need-obamacare-to-help-people-with-pre-existing-conditions

New rule requires insurers to bill Obamacare abortion surcharge separately
https://www.sba-list.org/newsroom/press-releases/trump-admin-issues-new-rule-enforce-law-obamacare-abortion-coverage

Trump admin moves to protect objecting small businesses, non-profits, schools, and religious organizations (nuns) from Obamacare contraceptive mandate
https://freebeacon.com/issues/trump-admin-shields-nuns-contraceptive-mandate/?utm_source=Freedom+Mail&utm_campaign=fcce8f02c4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_11_08_10_42_COPY_120&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_b5e6e0e9ea-fcce8f02c4-45628225

Deconstructing the Single Payer Narrative (tweets & analysis) –
http://www.liberato.us/single-payer.html

REPEAL OBAMACARE NOW!
– legalize true catastrophic insurance
– return Medicaid to a poverty program

END THE OBAMACARE CONGRESSIONAL EXEMPTION!

 

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