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Without Reform, Obamacare Could Raise Health Care Costsi
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October 09, 2013 4:15 PM
Since enrollment began in the new U.S. health care program known as "Obamacare" last week, thousands of uninsured Americans have been signing up for coverage -- even while Congressional opponents have partially shut down the government in a bid to repeal the law. VOA’s Brian Padden reports that this initial success at expanding coverage could end up alienating the vast majority of Americans by significantly raising their healthcare costs.

Without Reform, Obamacare Could Raise Health Care Costs

Published October 09, 2013

Since enrollment began in the new U.S. health care program known as "Obamacare" last week, thousands of uninsured Americans have been signing up for coverage -- even while Congressional opponents have partially shut down the government in a bid to repeal the law. VOA’s Brian Padden reports that this initial success at expanding coverage could end up alienating the vast majority of Americans by significantly raising their healthcare costs.


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