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Americans Face Rising Healthcare Costs as Open Enrollment Begins

Open enrollment for Obamacare plans has just begun and a new survey shows that insured Americans are still facing rising costs and seem to be unimpressed with the current state of healthcare.

This survey was conducted by HealthPocket, a free information source that helps consumers find medical coverage. They surveyed 1,000 Americans to find out how they view healthcare premiums.

Health insurance costs continue to be a problem for many Americans. 40 percent of respondents say their monthly health insurance premiums are rising. 41.6 percent say they find it difficult to afford monthly premiums and 41.2 percent report they are having to cut back on other expenses to pay for monthly insurance premiums.

As the presidential election approaches, they asked respondents what they deem to be the most important policy issues. Out of six options, healthcare ranked second as most important just behind the economy.

All Americans are in favor of reforming the current healthcare system and the Job Creators Network Foundation has launched a policy framework to do just that. Learn more at