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Policies to be canceled due to Obamacare will continue at a higher price

By Kristen Consillio

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 26, 2013

~~<p>The Hawaii Medical Service Association plans to raise rates by an average 7.5 percent for 14,300 individuals who were earlier notified their policies would be canceled at year's end because they did not meet the minimum requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act.</p>
<p>President Barack Obama reversed his position Nov. 14, allowing individuals to keep health insurance policies for at least one more year even if they did not meet the minimum coverage standards set by the new law.</p>
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The Hawaii Medical Service Association plans to raise rates by an average 7.5 percent for 14,300 individuals who were earlier notified their policies would be canceled at year's end because they did not meet the minimum requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act.

President Barack Obama reversed his position Nov. 14, allowing individuals to keep health insurance policies for at least one more year even if they did not meet the minimum coverage standards set by the new law. Login for more...



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