WASHINGTON, DC -- More than two years after the president's controversial health care law was enacted, and weeks after the United States Supreme Court heard arguments about the law's very constitutionality, members of Congress and the American people still do not have access to basic information about how the law was developed and what agreements were reached behind closed door
The Washington Post today highlighted a new study that reveals the health care law will increase the deficit by $340 billion.
WASHINGTON, DC-- Today marks the two-year anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the president's still-controversial health care law. Oversight of the law has been a key focus of the Energy and Commerce Committee, and our work continued this week in the lead up to the anniversary.
Then: Obamacare will "for sure" reduce insurance costs
Now: Obamacare will increase premiums by 19-30 percent
This week, the House of Representatives will vote to repeal the so-called Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Created by the Democrats' health care law, IPAB is a powerful board of 15 unelected and unaccountable bureaucrats whose sole job will be to save money by restricting access to health care for Medicare beneficiaries.
Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today expressed their support for the PATH Act, H.R. 5, which restores the doctor-patient relationship by repealing the controversial IPAB and advancing medical liability reforms to actually lower the cost of health care. Watch here: