Last week, a 56-year-old Florida Realtor named Dianne Barrette got a good deal of publicity -- not because of her real estate activities, but because of health insurance. It turned out that she was one of hundreds of thousands of Americans who have been informed by their health insurers that their plans will not be renewed for 2014 because they don’t comply with the new "Obamacare" requirements. Her insurer, FloridaBlue, offered her a new plan, but told her the premium would be $591 a month, far more than the approximately $50 a month she had been paying. Barrette, who makes $30,000 a year, could not pay for such a plan. She soon became the poster child for the anti-"Obamacare" crowd, making appearances on Fox News and other media. However, when reporters dug a little deeper int...
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