Obamacare could nearly triple premiums for some young, healthy men
The federal health care law could nearly triple premiums for some young and healthy men, according to a forthcoming survey of insurers that singles out a group that might become a major public opinion battleground in the Obamacare wars.
The survey, fielded by the conservative American Action Forum and made available to POLITICO, found that if the law’s insurance rules were in force, the premium for a relatively bare-bones policy for a 27-year-old male nonsmoker on the individual market would be nearly 190 percent higher.
That isn’t the sticker price many of these individuals would pay, thanks to subsidies offered with the law. But the young men with higher incomes wouldn’t get subsidies
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