The Big Think

December 5, 2014

Unexpectedly

Filed under: Politics — jasony @ 7:43 am

Healthcare.gov average premiums increasing in 2015: “Obama officials say the average prices for healthcare coverage on Healthcare.gov will increase in 2015, the Associated Press reported Thursday.”

Remember:

“…a healthcare plan that will save the average family $2500 on their premiums”

—Barack Obama, 2011

“if you had a law that said healthy people are going to pay in — if you made it explicit that healthy people pay in sick people get money it would not have passed. Okay.

Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage. And basically call it the stupidity of the American voter, or whatever, but basically that was really, really critical in getting the thing to pass”

—Jonathan Gruber

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