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Actuaries: PPACA may have mixed effects on costs

"Your health insurance rate picture ... is ... blurry. Very blurry." (AP photo/New York City Opera, Carol Rosegg)

The American Academy of Actuaries is officially trying to lower expectations about just how confident forecasters can be when trying to predict how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) will affect health insurance premiums.

The group emphasizes the difficulty of making premium rate predictions, both for individuals and for the population as a whole, in a new brief on the effect of PPACA on health insurance premiums.

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