Health Premiums Up $3,000 Under Obama; He Had Vowed $2,500 Cut

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Health Premiums Up $3,000 Under Obama; He Had Vowed $2,500 Cut

By John Merline @ Investors (September 24, 2012)

During his first run for president, Barack Obama made one very specific promise to voters: He would cut health insurance premiums for families by $2,500, and do so in his first term.

But it turns out that family premiums have increased by more than $3,000 since Obama’s vow, according to the latest annual Kaiser Family Foundation employee health benefits survey.

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