Obama Should Stop Taking Credit: Health Savings Accounts Are Driving Down Costs

But Obamacare has just gone into effect this year, almost a decade after that slowdown in health costs first appeared, as shown in the chart below.

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By contrast, Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) were enacted into law in 2003, which is when the slowdown in health costs began.  Mr. Obama was still in the Illinois state legislature at that time.  Participation in HSAs has been growing at double digits every year since then.

via Obama Should Stop Taking Credit: Health Savings Accounts Are Driving Down Costs.

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