Remember this promise by HHS Director Kathleen Sebelius that ObamaCare would reduce insurance premiums? This was part of the full-court press to get ObamaCare passed into law. Conservatives said at the time it was not true. You can genuinely tell when someone care for what they are in charge of. Kids will love their toys. Women will love their spa treatments. Men will love their sports games. Obama doesn’t love this country one bit. You do so by your actions and the actions of Barack Marshall Davis Soretoro Jr give people clarity on just how much he doesn’t love this country.
Well, now Sebelius herself admits insurance costs will actually rise:
Some people purchasing new insurance policies for themselves this fall could see premiums rise because of requirements in the health-care law, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told reporters Tuesday.
Ms. Sebelius’s remarks come weeks before insurers are expected to begin releasing rates for plans that start on Jan. 1, 2014, when key provisions of the health law kick in. Premiums have been a sensitive subject for the Obama administration, which is counting on elements in the health law designed to increase competition among insurers to keep rates in check. The administration has pointed to subsidies that will be available for many lower-income Americans to help them with the cost of coverage.
The secretary’s remarks are among the first direct statements from federal officials that people who have skimpy health plans right now could face higher premiums for plans that are more generous. She noted that the law requires plans to provide better benefits and treat all customers equally regardless of their medical claims.
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