Brace yourself for soaring drug spending costs — and feel free to blame Obamacare.

A HealthPocket study released Thursday finds that copayments and co-insurance fees for drugs increased an average of 34 percent under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. And enrollees who use brand-name drugs and specialty drugs are getting hit much harder with rising costs.

That was the finding after researchers examined new PPACA health plans from 46 states and compared the prices to those from the pre-PPACA individual insurance market.

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