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Health insurance premiums have doubled under Obamacare

Obamacare premiums to be 6% higher in 2019, far outstripping inflation. #ItsNotWorking

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”

Trump admin proposes to tighten monitoring of Obamacare eligibility; improper payments a chronic problem

Gimmicky Obamacare co-ops – most have collapsed; those remaining will soon follow

New Mexico Obamacare co-op about to go under; far below state capital adequacy standards

Obamacare records hacked; 75,000 enrollees at risk. #ObamacareTrainWreck

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

Obamacare’s government-mandated fancy coverage forcing people into cheaper ACA plans with far narrower networks and less coverage of out-of-network care

Land O’ Lakes offers Obamacare-compliant plans at half the cost using new Association Health Plan (AHP) rules

Trump admin moves to allow employer subsidies for non-ACA short-term plans

California punishes residents, bans non-ACA short duration plans, cutting rug out from under people who can’t afford Obamacare

Short-term plans give people lots of options at a fraction of the cost of Obamacare

Trump admin moves to expand state ‘innovation’ waivers; restoring hi-risk pools and other state moves will reduce the cost of insurance for many

Support for Obamacare preexisting conditions guarantees drops when higher costs, lower quality, less access included in poll question

Dishonest Dems inflate number of people protected by Obamacare preexisting conditions guarantees by referring to entire insurance market (including employer plans)

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)

#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

New rule requires insurers to bill Obamacare abortion surcharge separately

Trump admin moves to protect objecting small businesses, non-profits, schools, and religious organizations (nuns) from Obamacare contraceptive mandate

Deconstructing the Single Payer Narrative (tweets & analysis) –

– legalize true catastrophic insurance
– return Medicaid to a poverty program



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