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McMorris Rodgers: Today’s health care numbers paint an old picture

Communications • July 1, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the release of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General’s Obamacare verification report, in which it was found that over 2.6 million inconsistencies in the subsidy program remain unresolved. “Today’s reports paint an old …

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Another day, another Obamacare disappointment

Communications • July 1, 2014

But we can’t say we’re surprised. Today the Department of Health and Human Services Offices of the Inspector General’s released their Obamacare verification report. The Inspector General’s offices were looking at the  2.9 million application inconsistencies caused from health care forms being filled out incorrectly.  They were given the arduous task of examining the application inconsistencies in …

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Weren’t premiums supposed to go down?

Communications • June 20, 2014

President Obama has made a lot of promises about the benefits of Obamacare, but the loudest and latest has been about lower premium costs. “You should know that once we have fully implemented, you’re going to be able to buy insurance through a pool so that you can get the same good rates as a group that if …

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Rep. Black: Let’s At Least Make Sure People Receiving Obamacare Subsidies Are Eligible for Them

Communications • June 12, 2014

For millions of Americans, Obamacare has resulted in higher costs, decreased quality of service, lost choices, and great frustration. House Republicans understand that Americans need  alternatives that maintain our high-quality health care system, while also ensuring low costs. In her column, Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) focuses on the lack of accountability in Obamacare’s subsidy application. Without ensuring that those …

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How’d Obamacare do in the news this week?

Communications • May 30, 2014

Premiums for individual Ohioans who buy health coverage through the federally run insurance exchange will increase 13 percent in 2015 compared to this year, the Ohio Department of Insurance said this afternoon. Premiums would average $374.42 per month, compared to $332.58 per month for the same coverage last year, the department said in a prepared …

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Thankful for Nurses – but not what Obamacare does for them

Communications • May 6, 2014

Amy Dertz has been a Registered Nurse since 2007 in Oakland, California. She recently penned this piece about how her work experience has changed under Obamacare. She describes it as “a killer burden.” “Hospitals delaying and denying care to patients as the ACA enables more Americans to buy into this deeply flawed system. If the ACA …

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10 unanswered questions about Obamacare

Policy • April 30, 2014

Since Obamacare’s March 31, 2014 deadline, the Administration has gone on a victory tour to tout the law and HealthCare.gov’s eight million so-called “new” enrollees.  But, are there really eight million new enrollees? Of the 8 million, who has paid their premiums? Were they uninsured prior to obtaining insurance? Or, was their insurance previously cancelled? …

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Surprise!

Communications • April 10, 2014

The latest discovery of the President’s failed health care law is that millions of Americans who are without health insurance will have to wait until 2015 to get covered. According to this Fox News report, only about one in four Americans who qualified for subsidies actually signed up for health insurance. Add those who could no longer …

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Health Care > Oversight > Health Care | Seniors | Women

6 House Republicans sounding off

Communications • April 9, 2014

“ObamaCare is not a harmless prank, like the pattern of broken promises and mistrusts could lead one to believe.” Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves (MO-6),  “ObamaCare Is No Harmless Prank” “Generic drugs saved Americans $1.2 trillion in pharmaceutical costs over the past 10 years, and $217 billion in 2012 alone.” – Rep. Marsha Blackburn (TN-07), “A Threat …

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How Women Are Really Doing Under the Obama Administration

Policy • April 3, 2014

Women are playing more complex and important roles than they ever have in society.  In addition to being mothers and caretakers, women are now income earners—often times the lead income earner in households. In fact, more than 72 million women are in the labor force now (47% of the labor force),[1] compared to 18 million …

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