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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

At Least Six Swing States Face Double-Digit Premium Hikes under Obamacare


Double-digit Obamacare premium hikes projected in 2017 may bode in Donald Trump's favor, as several swing states are being impacted by double digit increases under the law and consumers are expected to see the hikes around Nov. 1 - one week before heading to the polls. 

Trump has promised to repeal and replace Obamacare, but Hillary Clinton has vowed to make the Obamacare exchanges work. Some say the way she would do that is through raising taxes.
“Any reports of premium increases will immediately become talking points on the campaign trail,” stated Larry Levitt of the Kaiser Family Foundation. “We’re in an election where the very future of the law will be debated.” READ MORE