WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) today commented on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) announcement regarding 2017 enrollment of Obamacare.
“People may be enrolled, but that doesn’t mean Obamacare is working. We have a new class of uninsured patients under this law – one where folks are priced out of actually using their coverage because of sky-high premiums, deductibles, and other out-of-pocket costs. Patients deserve better – better access to care, lower costs, and being able to actually use their health insurance. As we work to repeal this one-size-fits-all law, we will institute reforms that put patients first and rebuild our health care markets. It’s a lot of work, but it’s necessary work, and we will deliver for the patients and families looking to us for relief,” said Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR).