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Some States Misreporting Health Insurance Costs, HHS' Sebelius Says

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday that some state reports blaming Obamacare for sharply higher health insurance premiums next year were factually incorrect.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday that some state reports blaming Obamacare for sharply higher health insurance premiums next year were “factually incorrect.”

Sebelius didn’t say which states she was referring to, but her push-back comes after GOP-led states such as Ohio, Georgia and Indiana recently warned of large premium rate hikes next year due to the Affordable Care Act.

“Erroneous information is being advanced as if these are the final rates available in the marketplace and this is what consumers will be paying,” Sebelius said Monday in a telephone briefing. “That’s just not accurate.”

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Source: McClatchy DC

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