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Obama calls ACA premium increases "growing pains"

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 01:56

U.S. President Barack Obama says he doesn't want to see anybody ''left out'' without healthcare coverage because of premium increases, but says the answer isn't ''repealing and replacing'' 'Obamacare'. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday announced a plan to deal with reports of healthcare premium increases to his signature Affordable Care Act, also known as 'Obamacare.' "These premium increases do make healthcare less affordable," Obama said in Miami, Florida. Obama made several proposals to offset premium increases, including the expansion of Medicaid, providing more tax credits for more middle income families, and implementing a fall-back plan for the uninsured in hard-to-reach areas.

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Obama calls ACA premium increases "growing pains"

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 01:56