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ObamaCare Premiums Rise Sharply for 2nd Year in a Row

Most popular plans up by an average of 34%

(Newser) - Premiums for the most popular ObamaCare plans are going up an average of 34%, according to a study released Wednesday that confirms dire predictions about the impact of political turmoil on consumers. Window-shopping on went live Wednesday, so across the country consumers going online can see the consequences... More »

ObamaCare Premiums Are Going to Soar Next Year

'It's over for ObamaCare,' Trump says

(Newser) - Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Obama's health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Monday. That's sure to stoke another ObamaCare controversy days before a presidential election, the AP reports. Before taxpayer-provided subsidies, premiums for a... More »

House Scrutinizes Health Insurer's 39% Rate Hike

Anthem Blue Cross jacks some premiums in California

(Newser) - As Congress opened a probe into a health insurer's impending premium hikes of up to 39%, President Obama yesterday cited Anthem Blue Cross's rate increases as evidence of the need for health care reform. "If we don't act, this is just a preview of coming attractions," Obama said.... More »

Ten Priciest Vehicles to Insure

And 10 more that won't leave your wallet running on empty

(Newser) - Wary consumers already smarting from soaring gas prices won't want to miss's new lists of the 10 priciest—and the 10 cheapest—cars to insure. The five with the highest premiums are:
  1. Dodge Ram Pickup
  2. Chevy Silverado C/K pickup
  3. Toyota Prius
  4. Honda Accord
  5. Nissan Altima
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Health Insurance Premiums Soar

Costs outpace wage hikes for 8 years running

(Newser) - Health insurance premiums zoomed 6.1% this year, far outrunning inflation and worker earnings, a new study has found. Since 2001, premiums for family coverage have risen 78% percent, while wages have increased by only 19% and inflation by 17%, a Kaiser Family Foundation survey shows. Still, this year's hike... More »

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