If you buy your health insurance through Obamacare with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, get ready to shell out even more for your coverage. On Thursday, the health insurer announced it has requested a 2018 rate hike for Obamacare policies that will average 22.9 percent. JLF’s health care policy expert, Katherine Restrepo, reacted to the news in an interview with WTVD (ABC 11) in the Triangle.

WATCH Katherine here.