Obamacare Tweaks Raise Premiums as States Work to Cut Costs

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The insurance landscape has undergone some seismic changes over the past two years. From deliberate efforts to roll back what some see as the most onerous provisions of the health care law to political machinations likely to undercut its effectiveness, the market for an individual looking for health care coverage has been anything but stable. A new projection suggests that recent Republican-backed changes to the Affordable Care Act will drive up premiums for many Americans, even as some state legislatures are working on solutions to tamp down prices in their insurance marketplaces.