November 22, 2013

OBAMACARE: Now It’s The Doc Shock. “So far, coverage about the Affordable Care Act has focused on rate shock and policy cancellations. But the next wave of bad news is coming, and it could wind up being even more fatal to public support for the law. Supporters of Obamacare can fight back against the rate shock stories by pointing to examples of people who have gotten cheaper premiums through the ACA. But in many cases, the ACA’s cheaper premiums are the result of restricting provider networks. It’s a phenomenon pundits are calling doc shock, and WaPo reports it’s already effecting the insurance agency.”