As the roll-out date for Obamacare draws closer, Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, who is also the director of the state’s Department of Insurance, says the average Ohioan should prepare for a jump in healthcare costs next year. The Lt. Governor visited with business leaders in Cincinnati recently to discuss the progress that has been made in making Ohio job and business-friendly, and the impacts of Obamacare. WLWT Cincinnati has more below:
“As Ohio’s lieutenant governor met privately Monday with some business leaders in Cincinnati, she had a full plate of hot potatoes. Making Ohio more business-friendly is one of those, while the plan to replace the Brent Spence bridge is another and the impact of Obamacare is perhaps the most prominent.
“Still too many Ohioans don’t know what’s coming,” said Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor. “I think for many, sticker shock is coming. Premiums are going up.”
Taylor said Ohioans should brace themselves for a 41 percent increase in health care costs.”
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