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Actuarial Value, Cost Sharing Limits, and Indexing Are at Odds with Lower Costs, Better Benefits, and Additional Consumer Protections
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Aug. 11, 2014
"Every year CMS updates a calculator that determines if an insurance plan meets the strict requirements of what Obama considers 'good' insurance.... Over time, plans that have a very low out-of-pocket will no longer be offered because good insurance doesn't equal 'Obamacare good' insurance. These tiers aren't designed to change, so as time goes on the health insurance plans people like, even the Obamacare compliant ones sold today, will no longer be available. Think about that for a moment: Obamacare increases your out-of-pocket maximums and calls that 'better' insurance."

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