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  • lyarinchief lyarinchief Feb 3, 2013 10:02 AM Flag

    Health Premiums Up $3,065; Obama Vowed $2500 Cut

     

    During his first run for president, Barack Obama made one very specific promise to voters: He would cut health insurance premiums for families by $2,500, and do so in his first term.

    But it turns out that family premiums have increased by more than $3,000 since Obama's vow, according to the latest annual Kaiser Family Foundation employee health benefits survey.

    Premiums for employer-provided family coverage rose $3,065 — 24% — from 2008 to 2012, the Kaiser survey found. Even if you start counting in 2009, premiums have climbed $2,370.

    What's more, premiums climbed faster in Obama's four years than they did in the previous four under President Bush, the survey data show.

    Another O'GreatOne "Shovel Ready" Promise

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