From the LA Times
A new report estimates that U.S. consumers who purchase their own health insurance saved $2.1 billion last year due to tougher rules in the federal healthcare law.
Thursday’s report by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that individual premiums would have been $1.9 billion higher in 2012 without the requirements in the federal Affordable Care Act. In addition, the nonprofit group said individual policyholders nationwide should receive $241 million in rebates this summer.
The Affordable Care Act saved those who purchase their own insurance $2.1 billion last year and, for those who are keeping track, the Republicans have voted to repeal it 37 times.
Why do the Republicans want to increase the cost of healthcare?