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Obamacare Price Hikes Lead to Calls for Repeal & Single-Payer

HeadlineOct 26, 2016

In healthcare news, the Obama administration has announced the average premium for Obamacare insurance plans sold on Healthcare.gov will rise 25 percent next year in the biggest jump since the Affordable Care Act was passed. Republican lawmakers jumped on the news, saying Obamacare should be repealed. Meanwhile, advocates of single-payer healthcare also reacted to the news. Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich wrote on Facebook, “We need a 'public option' allowing people to choose a less-expensive Medicare-for-all alternative.”

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