34% increase is good news

Great story in WeeklyStandard on a 34% increase in Healthcare Premiums as being good news.

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White House called this a 21% savings because many of the people that would be hit with the 34% increase will qualify for tax-payer subsidies under ACA and their net would be a decrease.

Here is a good analogy.   A golfer shoots an 88 but has a 20 handicap and tells everyone that he shot a 68?   This is true.

Anyway you “slice” it a 34% increase is a a 34% increase.

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