What Will Obamacare Premium Hikes Mean For The Election?

People buying health insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace will see big premium hikes in 2017.

Obamacare premiums are expected to rise an average of 22 percent next year. This news broke just two weeks before the November Eighth election.

What does it mean for patients? And what does it mean for voters headed to the polls?

To hear a conversation on Detroit Today with Paul Demko, health care reporter for POLITICO, discussing Obamacare’s affect on the election, click on the audio player above.

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