Great news: High deductibles are now the “new normal” in health insurance

By Ed Morrissey:

NPR brings us this new surprise from the annals of top-down control of economies. When Democrats shoved ObamaCare through Congress in 2010, they promised that it would “bend the cost curve downward” throughout the whole health-care sector, especially in insurance. Instead, costs have skyrocketed so quickly that insurers have to raise deductibles in order to keep premiums from going up so high that no one could afford them.

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