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More Voters OK With Taxpayers Cushioning Spike in Obamacare Rates

Friday, October 20, 2017

Rattling Congress and the health care insurance industry, President Trump last week cut off Obamacare cost-sharing reduction subsidies to insurers to hold down the cost of consumer premiums. Without the subsidies, Obamacare premiums are expected to rise 20% to 50%, depending on the plan, and more voters are now willing to front those costs to help cushion the blow for those who can’t afford it.

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on October 16-17, 2017, by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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