Here’s how health care costs could rise
By Jim Morrill and Gavin Off The Charlotte Observer (TNS)
CHARLOTTE — Health care costs for North Carolinians enrolled in the Affordable Care Act would jump under the plan passed by House Republicans, according to an independent analysis.
Subsidies in the form of tax credits for a family making $50,000, North Carolina’s median income, would fall by as much as $14,400 a year, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-partisan health policy research organization.
“If this became law, there’s no question a lot of North Carolinians would lose their insurance because they wouldn’t be able to afford it,” said …