|Targeted News Service|
Newly-released data shows that people in the 13th congressional district are facing steep increases in their individual healthcare premiums.
A nationwide study released last week estimates that in our area, men of all ages face significant cost hikes for health insurance - some as high as 95 percent - with young men facing the steepest increases. On average, young men are paying 74 percent more for their health insurance this year than last year.
In fact, a 27-year-old male in
Locally, women also face increased costs. On average, women in their mid-twenties are paying 28 percent more for their health insurance in 2014 than in the previous year.
"The bottom line is Obamacare has failed to make good on its promise to decrease healthcare costs for everyone," says Rep.
The report analyzed the county by county cost of Obamacare based on age and gender. According to the report, Obamacare increased the cost of 2014 individual healthcare premiums by 49 percent nationally.
To view how Obamacare affects a specific county, click here (http://www.manhattan-institute.org/knowyourrates/).
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