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Tue Sep 3, 2013, 02:32 AM

Study says Texas private health ins. premiums will rise 9.3% with Medicaid expansion opposition

AUSTIN — Texas’ refusal to expand Medicaid will cause private health insurance premiums to rise by an average of 9.3 percent for people who buy their own coverage, a new study finds.

GOP lawmakers, strongly encouraged by Gov. Rick Perry, decided not to add poor adults to Medicaid’s rolls.

The rest of the story is behind the paywall at http://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/state-politics/20130902-study-says-texas-premiums-will-rise-with-medicaid-expansion-opposition.ece .

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Tue Sep 3, 2013, 02:37 AM

1. But most of those who get screwed that way will blame Obama,

not the Republicans who are responsible for preventing them from receiving the benefits the ACA is meant to provide them.

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Tue Sep 3, 2013, 03:16 AM

2. Exactly. n/t

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