Reality Check: ObamaCare Will Increase Costs

March 20, 2014 — The Prescription Pad   
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Myth:
Minority Leader Pelosi: “Pelosi also emphasized that health law’s name, the Affordable Care Act, is important because it describes what the law will do: lower costs” – Press Conference, March 20, 2014
 
Reality:
Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius: “I think premiums are likely to go up” – Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the FY2015 Budget, March 12, 2014

Health industry officials: “ObamaCare-related premiums will double in some parts of the country.” – The Hill, “O-Care premiums to skyrocket,” March 19, 2014

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