Not-so-Affordable Care Act: Tweeters sickened by rising health care premiums

Well, take a deep breath and get ready to lace up those jumping shoes anyway! Yesterday, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius made a stunning admission to reporters:

According to a recent report by the Society of Actuaries, the cost of insurance claims could rise by an average of 32 percent for individual, self-purchased plans over the next few years:

Many Americans who kept their heads out of the sand saw this coming, but they are nevertheless disgusted by the degree to which Obamacare is robbing them, whether they’re covered under group or individual policies:

Hey Donna Brazile, are you getting this yet?

Yeah. And anyway, the government has much better uses for your hard-earned money.

Ugh.

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Editor’s note: This post has been amended to reflect that the SOA report was based on the costs of individual health insurance plans, and not employer-provided plans. It’s clear that costs are on the rise for many policyholders, but it is important to note the distinction.

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