Tag Archive for Health insurance reform

Health Insurance Reform: What’s At Stake

On Wednesday the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute released a study, “The Cost of Failure to Enact Health Reform: Implications for States,” underscoring the urgent need for reform and why inaction is not an option for Americans.   Data for each state are in the study. Without health insurance reform, within 10 years,…

Obama’s Weekly Address: “Phony Claims” about Health Reform

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Obama set the record straight on some of the most pervasive myths about health insurance reform. He addressed a range of “outrageous myths” including that illegal immigrants will be covered, that abortions will be funded by taxpayer dollars, that so-called “death panels” will be formed to decide who…

Obama’s Weekly Address: Necessary Reform, Absurd Attacks

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama called health insurance reform critical to our nation’s long-term economic strength and dispelled the outlandish rumors being promoted by those who are defending the status quo.  The President has called for reform which will protect people against unfair insurance practices; provide quality, affordable insurance to every…

President's Weekly Address: Health Insurance Reform Will Strengthen Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama cited a report released this morning by the Council of Economic Advisors in explaining how health insurance reform will strengthen small businesses in America.  With small businesses paying up to 18 percent more for health insurance than large businesses, too many small businesses are forced to…