Except obama promised to lower it $2500 a year and you could keep your plan if you wanted to. Both of those - exact opposite occurred.
Yes, that is correct he did say that and the exact opposite happened. But that is not Obama's fault. That is 100% corporate greed.
As I have said many times before, the healthcare industry does need to be overhauled and reformed, but the best way to do that is to start with existing healthcare plans and regulate them in a way that prevents the companies from setting their own prices and jacking up the premiums for any reason they wish (like with pre existing conditions.)