Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015by Representative Marsha Blackburn
Posted on 2016-01-06
BLACKBURN. Mr. Speaker, the lie of the year for 2013 was that
dubious phrase, ``If you like your health care, you can keep it.'' We
know that the deception has become obvious. And what we do know is that
7 million Americans lost their employer-sponsored health insurance
because of the ObamaCare bill.
We also know how harmful this has been to seniors; $700 billion was raided, raided from Medicare, the Medicare trust fund, by the way.
What we know from our constituents is that when they go to the exchanges and shop, they end up with a product that--we are even hearing from the insurance companies. There is one of them that says they never should have been there and they are probably going to pull out next year and the product is too expensive to afford and too expensive to use. Premiums are up by double digits in a single year. Out-of-pocket costs are soaring.
This is why having an ObamaCare insurance card does not give you access to affordable health care. It does not give you access to affordable health care. It is, indeed, unaffordable.
We know the injury will continue to hardworking Americans. That is why we stand united today in supporting the reconciliation bill and the repeal of ObamaCare.