#Trainwreck: “Cancellation Notices,” “Steep Premium Hikes,” “Disastrous Incompetence”

| November 15 2013

FLASHBACK TO STRONGSVILLE, OH, MARCH 15, 2010

  • “So if you like your plan, you can keep your plan.  If you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor.  I don’t want to interfere with people’s relationships between them and their doctors.” (President Obama)

FLASH FORWARD TO TODAY

  • “The Obamacare problem is not just related to computers. There are reports of people getting cancellation notices from their current insurers … When they look for new policies, some consumers face steep premium hikes.” (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • “The number of people who signed up for health coverage through new state and federal insurance exchanges last month was dwarfed by the number whose policies have been canceled as a result of the 2010 Affordable Care Act.” (Los Angeles Times)
  • “…the truth is that across the country, employers are either canceling insurance for workers or raising premiums, co-pays and deductibles to very high levels as a result of the ironically named Affordable Care Act.” (Detroit News)
  • “Some report sharp rise in health premiums … Many employers in Southeast Missouri are struggling with the health-care law transition.” (Southeast Missourian)
  • “In California alone, more than 1 million people have received policy termination notices from several insurers…” (CNN)
  • “…the White House has next to no credibility left when it comes to promises about its website.” (USA Today)
  • “‘They have no ‘Plan B,’ no apparent fix, they’re clueless,’ the Democrat said…” (NBC News)
  • …”the administration’s disastrous incompetence is panicking Democrats…” (USA Today)
  • “… a growing number of Democrats are seeking distance from the Affordable Care Act … People are seeing their current coverage dropped or costs rising for existing policies ….” (USA Today)
  • “A number of red state Democrats in the House and Senate are rushing to embrace legislation to amend ObamaCare, seeking to improve parts of the law that have led to public outrage, and insulate themselves from attacks as they head into election year in 2014.” (The Hill)
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