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Obamacare Sticker Shock: Not Very Shocking

Crosspost from Jonathan Cohn at The New Republic today.  Worth a read and the key point:

 

With the cushioning impact of federal premium subsidies, most people buying their own insurance today will end up paying less under reform for equivalent coverage. Premiums for some will go up because of minimum benefit requirements, but that’s a trade of better insurance protection for somewhat higher premiums.

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