Failing, Upward. White House Says Proposed Health Insurance Rate Hikes Prove Obamacare Is Working

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“Our goal of this has been to slow the growth in health care costs, and that has been our mantra,” Press Secretary Josh Earnest said after insurance companies proposed massive increases in insurance rates. “And we have seen, as our economists can demonstrate to you, that since the health care law went into effect — since the Affordable Care Act went into effect health care costs in this country have grown at the slowest rate in recorded history, the slowest rate in 50 years.”

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White House: Proposed Health Insurance Rate Hikes Is Proof Obamacare Is Working

“Our goal of this has been to slow the growth in health care costs, and that has been our mantra,” Press Secretary Josh Earnest said after insurance companies proposed massive increases in insurance rates. “And we have seen, as our economists can demonstrate to you, that since the health care law went into effect — since the Affordable Care Act went into effect health care costs in this country have grown at the slowest rate in recorded history, the slowest rate in 50 years.”

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