How bad has it gotten for Obamacare? THIS bad:

Welcome to the party, pal.

An excerpt:

[…] The bill for the health care expansion is coming due, just as the recipients will be heading to the ballot box to vote in the first primaries for the 2016 election. More than a few are likely to be annoyed.

Last week Oregon’s insurance commissioner, Laura Cali, announced that the state had approved a 25 percent premium increase for the largest health insurer on the state’s exchanges. The second largest insurer did even better: It received permission to boost its monthly charge to consumers by 33 percent.

Who could have predicted such a thing?

We might have read one or two warnings about this before Slate finally figured it out:

Etc., etc., etc.

More snark:




‘Costs are gonna skyrocket soon’: Because Obamacare is working so well, health insurance cos. have to hike premiums

‘Blatant lie’: You have to see what Obama’s saying now about O-care premiums

‘After November, right?’ HHS releases O-care enrollment report; Info on paid premiums coming ‘later this year’

‘People really need this much hand-holding?’: Government reminds citizens to pay their premiums