ObamaCare's Top Draft Pick: Higher Costs

Rising premiums, costs continue to cause pain:

  • The Hill: Study: ObamaCare premiums may see double-digit rise
  • Washington Post: D.C. Council approves broad new tax on health insurance to cover city’s exchange
  • Vox: Hawaii’s Obamacare exchange cost nearly $24,000 per enrollee
  • Washington Post: Workers would rather save up for retirement than pay for health care

 Wasn’t ObamaCare supposed to tackle these issues?

  • CNBC: Tenet CEO: ER visits are still on the rise
  • Townhall: Surprise: Obamacare Still Increasing Emergency Room Visits
  • Time: Obamacare’s Killer Burden on Nurses
  • Washington Post: Health care’s $85 billion challenge – uncompensated care in the Obamacare age
  • USA Today: Health care, and patients, go south — to Mexico
  • Fox News Latino: Too Little, Too Late: Missteps In Obamacare Rollout Led To Lag In Latino Sign-Ups
  • KUTV: Boy’s Immunizations Not Covered After Surprise Health Insurance Switch
  • WRAL: Blue Cross: Older, sicker sought coverage under health law
  • Washington Post: Why Obamacare isn’t getting any more popular — and probably won’t

 More exchange fumbles:

  • CNBC: One by one, states shutter health insurance exchanges
  • Boston Globe: Mass. scrapping flawed health insurance website
  • The Hill: Mass. discarding broken ObamaCare site
  • Boston Herald: State Obamacare board pouring $121M more into ‘lousy situation’
  • Roll Call: Massachusetts Latest Blue State Facing Exchange Failure
  • Denver Post: Colorado health care exchange faces financial challenges
  • The Hill: Reports: FBI looking into Oregon’s O-Care rollout
  • Kaiser Health News: California’s Small Business Health Insurance Exchange Off To Slow Start
  • The Daily Caller: Insurance Companies Struggle With ‘Duplicate Enrollments’ Left By HealthCare.gov Chaos
  • Newsmax: Insurers: Obamacare Enrollment Figure Includes Duplicates
  • Weekly Standard: Insurance Companies Testify: Obamacare Website Still Not Fixed