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View Diary: Senate HELP Committee Passes Health Reform Bill (246 comments)

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  •  Which new guidelines? For which insurance plans? (0+ / 0-)

    There's nothing in there that prevents insurance companies from raising premiums, but raising premiums within the exchange will result in everyone changing insurance plans, and raising premiums for employer-based insurance makes it more likely the employer will switch plans and also increases the number of people who are eligible to opt out of the plan and enter the exchange, so it's not like they could just jack up prices with no consequence.  What are you thinking of exactly though?

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