Part of the plan to go to a single payer.
Absolutely, these premium rate increases will collapse the system and chaos will ensue. The voters will demand that the government DO SOMETHING and the politicians will give them single payer government health care that will employ millions of permanent Democrat voters.
I heard Howard Dean acknowledge just that with my own ears.
People will be beggin for Single Payer just like the Israelites begged Moses to return them to slavery under Pharaoh.