November 02, 2015 11:51 ET

Statement From Sam Gibbs, Executive Director of 2016 Premiums on Government Marketplace Remain Unaffordable

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 2, 2015) - Sam Gibbs, executive director of, has issued the following statement regarding premiums increases in the 2016 Affordable Care Act health insurance market:

"Many consumers will have sticker shock looking at premiums for 2016 Obamacare plans," said Sam Gibbs, executive director of "Average monthly premiums of plans on the government marketplace show double-digit percentage increases from 2015. For the majority of consumers who say high cost is a major reason for dissatisfaction with Obamacare, these increases create even more affordability challenges.

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