Skip to comments.Fact check: 'Obamacare' hasn't yet reduced health insurance costs (Obama's a LIAR!)
Posted on 10/04/2012 4:18:55 AM PDT by tobyhill
President Obama reiterated a claim that his healthcare law will reduce costs, a promise he made when he started pushing for an overhaul as a candidate four years ago.
Then, Obama said he would cut family health insurance premiums by $2,500 by the end of his first term.
Today, this stands as one of the presidents biggest unfulfilled promises. In fact, the average employee share of an employer-provided health plan jumped from $3,515 in 2009 to $4,316 in 2012, an increase of more than 22%, according to a survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust.
The total cost of an average employer-provided family health plan shared by the employer and the employee reached $15,745 in 2012.
(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...
Hasn’t yet? Try never.
My health insurance went up about $1200 for the year in September. Talked to the insurance agent and she said it was because of Obamacare.