Business Game Changers Radio with Sarah Westall: Doctors and Patients Avoiding Obamacare: Saving Money and Regaining Freedom

  10/03/2016  12:00 pm PDT

Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, promised affordable health care to all Americans. It also promised that you could keep your current health plan without huge increases. On all of these fronts, the Affordable Care Act has failed to meet its promises. There is plenty of blame to go around; both health insurers and politicians are painfully acting in their own best interest while the average American is suffering.


As it stands, average health care premiums under the Affordable Care Act are set to increase by an average of 23.9% in 2017 (source: Charles Gaba). This in and of itself would not be the end of the world if premiums had not increased by double digits each year since the Affordable Care Act was first unveiled. With average salary increases hovering at a constant 3% for the last 4 years, it is very obvious that the system is unsustainable by any measure.


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