Obamcare was supposed to be the "affordable" healthcare law. Instead it RAISES the cost of health insurance and lowers the amount of care.

Insurance costs go up... and patients suffer

Obamacare actually raises the cost of health insurance

Before Obamacare, health insurance was unaffordable. In fact, that was one of the justifications for passage of the ACA. So what did Obamacare do to the cost of insurance?

Obamacare raised the cost, as you can see in the graph below. Health insurance is less affordable, not more. Subsidizing some people with tax increases on the middle class does not produce “affordable” insurance. We all suffer from empty wallets.

Chart comparing average monthly premium costs before and after the Affordable Care Act.

What good is health insurance if you cannot get the care you need when you need it? Having health insurance doesn’t improve the health of Americans–the real purpose of the healthcare system–if that insurance does not deliver access to care.

 

 

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Congress and the White House passed the Affordable Care Act despite all the evidence against the bill, because they are magical thinkers.

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