Insurers Aren’t Keen On Obama’s Pledge To Extend Coverage

In a White House news conference Thursday, President Obama said he had thought that 98 percent of policyholders would see no change in their current policies, or get a better deal.Enlarge image i

In a White House news conference Thursday, President Obama said he had thought that “98 percent” of policyholders would see no change in their current policies, or get a better deal.


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In a White House news conference Thursday, President Obama said he had thought that 98 percent of policyholders would see no change in their current policies, or get a better deal.

In a White House news conference Thursday, President Obama said he had thought that “98 percent” of policyholders would see no change in their current policies, or get a better deal.

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Remember when President Obama said, “If you like your health plan you can keep it?” Now it’s more like, “If you like your health plan you can keep it — for another year, and only if your insurance company says it’s OK.”

It’s not clear whether the administration’s proposal to let

Article source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/11/14/245256223/insurers-say-delaying-cancellations-is-risky-maybe-unfeasible?ft=1&f=131849999

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