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Obamacare Rates Rise in New York, and So Does Political Risk

  • Health insurers ask to raise ACA premiums by 17.3% in 2017
  • Opponents of the law have criticized affordability of plans

The rates Americans pay for coverage through Obamacare are going up, as New York joins the list of states where insurers are seeking big increases in premiums under the program, adding risk for the law as the U.S. presidential election heats up.

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