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VA progress is being made – but there is still work to be done

Communications • August 14, 2014

Veterans heard some good news today. According to the Associated Press, VA referrals to private doctors are on the rise. This is largely in part to the House-passed bill H.R. 3230, the Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014. This bill allocates money to private doctors to treat veterans who are unable to get appointments at …

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Obamacare is more unpopular than ever. 5 reasons why:

Communications • August 12, 2014

Every week there’s another Obamacare headline announcing another failure of the President’s health care program. Americans are starting to take notice. According to a recent survey, Obamcare is “more unpopular than ever” - with over half of Americans viewing Obamacare unfavorably. Pollsters found the sudden change in opinion unusual. Drew Altman, the Chief Executive of the Kaiser …

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This week in Obamacare #Fails

Communications • July 25, 2014

This week was not a good one for Obamacare – but then again, what week is? Halbig vs. Sebellius This one was a doozie. On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a ruling that found an essential part of President Obama’s health care law unconstitutional. The Court ruled that subsidies handed out …

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McMorris Rodgers: It is Time to Start Over on Health Care

Communications • July 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals’ 2-1 decision in Halbig v. Burwell. “Today the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled against a law that continues to hurt the American people.  In its striking rebuke against the legality of subsidies provided …

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Empowerment > Health Care

Obamacare could ruin home health care

Communications • July 17, 2014

Right now, 3.5 million seniors get the health care they need in their homes. But thanks to Obamacare, that could soon change. Home health care reduces emergency room visits and hospitalizations. It helps seniors stay in their homes – and it saves billions of dollars annually. But over the next four years, President Obama’s health care law will …

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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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Health Care > Health Care | Oversight

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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