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Health chief: ObamaCare premium hikes will drop
The Hill

Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell argued Thursday that premium hikes floated by health insurance companies this week will likely end up being lower once they are finalized.

Republicans have seized on the higher rates to attack the healthcare law.

Tennessee’s biggest insurer has proposed an increase of 36 percent for some plans, while one of New Mexico’s biggest carriers is looking at a 50 percent increase.