As my wife, Amy, and I began reviewing new health insurance policies last week my anger began to grow. Following passage of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) my family has had to change our insurance coverage twice and each time the premium goes up. This year we will be paying almost $400.00 more per month for coverage that is inferior to what we had before. Why are we having to change? Long story short, we would only have access to two local doctors under our current policy next year. Our coverage for a family of four will now cost over $1,000.00 per month. I am convinced that the insurance provider we currently have coverage with had to adjust to mandates required by Obamacare.
As I’ve already stated, this left me furiously scratching my head and wondering just how “affordable” this new law really is.
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