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Obamacare “victim” now says loss of previous health plan may be “a blessing in disguise”

Because her $54 per month plan was cancelled due to Obamacare's new higher requirements — and because her insurance company's recommended replacement would cost her nearly 10 times as much — Dianne Barrette became the face of Obamacare's so-called victims.

But in a new report from the New Republic, Barrette, after factoring in her tax credits and going through her options with reporter Jonathan Cohn, is now singing Obamacare's praises, even going so far as to say her previous plan's cancellation was "maybe" a "blessing in disguise."

When Cohn  detailed for Barrette how much she'd be paying for far more comprehensive health insurance, Barrette told him she'd "jump at" the chance to secure the plan. "With my age, things can happen," she said. "I don’t want to have bills that could make me bankrupt. I don’t want to lose my house."

More from Jonathan Cohn at the New Republic:

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