In 2009, President Obama said this: "Let me be clear: If you like your doctor or health care provider, you can keep them. If you like your health care plan, you can keep that too."
On Oct. 18, 2013, NBC News reported this:
"Health plans are sending hundreds of thousands of cancellation letters to people who buy their own coverage, frustrating some consumers who want to keep what they have and forcing others to buy more costly policies.
The main reason insurers offer is that the policies fall short of what the Affordable Care Act requires starting Jan. 1. Most are ending policies sold after the law passed in March 2010. At least a few are canceling plans sold to people with pre-existing medical conditions."