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How Many People Are Losing Their Plans Under Obamacare, Really?

obamalineIf you like your health plan, can you keep it? That question dogged health reform efforts years ago, and it’s again the “question du jour,” Politifact notes; the fact-checking outfit has investigated at least six related claims by prominent politicians in the past two weeks. For most Americans, the answer is simple: Yes, you can keep your plan. The Medicare program hasn’t changed its eligibility threshold; Medicaid has expanded its income limits. And while some firms have moved about 1 million workers to private exchanges, the vast majority of Americans who get coverage through employer-sponsored insurance plans will see no changes in 2014 according to a report at www.CaliforniaHealthline.com