Obama Healthcare Reforms Lead To $1.3 Billion In Insurance Rebates

Barack Obama

WASHINGTON -- U.S. consumers and businesses will receive an estimated $1.3 billion in rebates from insurance companies this year, according to a new study quantifying a key early benefit of the healthcare law that President Obama signed in 2010.

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