The Cause and Effect of Obamacare's Saved Billions

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There has been a lot of debate and consternation over the costs of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, including whether the new regulations would dramatically jack up insurance policy prices. It turns out that for many Americans $3.4 billion in savings has already been realized, with an additional $500 million in rebates on the way.

In this video, health care analyst David Williamson discusses in further detail what is driving Obamacare's savings and how it impacts insurance companies and investors in the managed care industry.

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