New Mexico’s non-group insurance policies increase second-highest among states

If you don’t read Forbes frequently, they do some excellent reporting and analysis on health care issues. This recent article “Obamacare Has Increased Non-Group Premiums In Nearly All States” caught my eye, especially since New Mexico was in line to see the 2nd-highest rate of increase among the states in 2014.

As the article noted, these rapid increases defy numerous categorical assurances from President Obama such as:

“We’ll lower premiums by up to $2,500 for a typical family per year…We’ll do it by the end of my first term as president of the United States”