Obama's health masterplan: Citizens struggling to pay premiums


A long-term plan to provide more US citizens with health insurance may fall short of hitting its targets as it is still too expensive for a lot of people, according to reports.

The Affordable Healthcare for America Act was one of the first measures undertaken by the Obama administration. Part of the Act included the creation of a Health Insurance Exchange, through which individuals and smaller employers can purchase health coverage, with premium and cost-sharing credits available to those on low incomes. However, according to a report in Live Insurance News, many are finding that the premiums are still too costly to be able to afford them. It said many Americans are struggling to afford their current health insurance rates or remain without any coverage a...

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