Obamacare to increase premiums in Ohio 88%

The increase will be on plans that people buy individually. It's estimated that about 15 million of these policies will be purchased as many businesses will be dropping their group coverage and forcing their employees to buy it on their own. These aren't numbers that are fudged, as some liberals claimed following the news from California that premiums would increase for individuals at least 25%. State after state are reporting massive increases in premiums which means it is likely that fewer people will be buying individual policies. In Ohio, no relief is in sight: Democrats continue to try to dismiss the evidence that Obamacare will dramatically increase the cost of insurance for people who buy it on their own. But on Thursday, the Ohio Department of Insurance announced that, based on the rates submitted by insurers to date, the average individual-market health insurance premium in 2014 will come in around $420, "representing an increase of 88 percent" relative to 2013....(Read Full Post)