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New Report Confirms Health Care Costs Continue to Rise
Monday, June 18, 2012
The Kaiser Family Foundation is out with a new report that reinforces the broken promises associated with the Democrats’ health care law. Despite repeated claims by President Obama and Congressional Democrats that health care costs would decrease, this latest report finds that individuals and employees of small businesses are actually being hit with higher costs – and those costs are expected to climb even higher.
Democrats’ Broken Promise:
“We agree on reforms that will finally reduce the costs of health care. Families will save on their premiums; businesses that will see their costs rise if we do nothing will save money now and in the future… You talk to every health care economist out there and they will tell you that whatever ideas are -- whatever ideas exist in terms of bending the cost curve and starting to reduce costs for families, businesses, and government, those elements are in this bill." - President Obama, December 15, 2009
Insurance agents and brokers are akin to the “canary in the coal mine” and the first to see and hear the effect that the Democrats’ health care law is having on consumers. A Kaiser report detailing a survey of agents and brokers reveals that: