From the USAToday, August 8, 2013:
When California announced that individual premiums in its health insurance exchange could be 29% lower than expected, President Obama cheered. When Indiana announced premiums might be 72% higher than before, state officials predicted doom. So who is right? Are health insurance premiums going up or down?
We don’t know, at least in part, because both sides are playing with the numbers. To be sure, natural variation exists in how state insurance markets will be affected, but consumers should also be aware of how premium comparisons are twisted to reach predetermined results. Here are five ways they have been slanted: . . .
read more via ObamaCare’s effects difficult to measure: Column.
Edited 8-9-13 – Changed the title and post to make it more clear that this is from the USAToday, not my own writing. BBN
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