Healthcare premiums could rise for millions of Americans if subsidies end

with Americans are spending more On almost everything these days, a huge expenditure lately has been uncharacteristically subdued for about 15 million of them.

Premiums for so-called Obamacare health insurance plans have declined mostly this year, but are set to rise sharply as subsidies expire in December. This could spell trouble for American families as well as care providers such as hospitals as the economy slows.