Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Statements about Health Care

Pants on Fire!

Repealing Obamacare doesn't mean lifetime coverage

 Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Says U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland "voted himself health care for life."

— Florida

Full Flop

Was for repeal, now supports it

Mostly False

Ad is based in part on anecdotal and anonymous evidence

Mostly True

Scott doesn't wants feds saying what should be covered

Pants on Fire!

The Legislature suspended those powers

 Republican Party of Florida

Republican Party of Florida

Obamacare "prevents (Florida) from regulating insurance."

— Florida

Half-True

Depending on how the data was examined

Mostly False

Curbelo wants to overhaul the law

Half-True

Expansion would create some jobs, but estimates vary

Mostly True

Claim has support, but glosses over nuances

Mostly True

A likely number from haphazard data

Half-True

State leg refused to expand Medicaid

False

Actually, we found a rare case of consistent opposition

Mostly False

Scott's committee is the latest to use CBO report to make inaccurate claims

Mostly False

Actually most of Florida Blue members are keeping their plans for now