Statements about Health Care

Says by rejecting an expansion of Medicaid under the new law, Georgia was depriving 25,000 veterans of health care coverage.

A "hidden" provision in the health care law taxes sporting goods as medical devices.

U.S. Rep. John Barrow’s plan "puts the IRS in charge of your health care."

U.S. Rep. John Barrow of Georgia has helped support the implementation of "Obamacare."

Operating a health care exchange would be "illegal" in Georgia and some states because of legislation passed in those states.

"The truth is, Planned Parenthood does not provide mammograms. Planned Parenthood refers women to mammography providers, serving as the middlewoman, if you will."

Medicare "premium support" backed by Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan "is not vouchers."

Says opponents of the health care law  "prevailed on our two main arguments" to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Funding the federal health care law without a tax hike will "require the state to cut nearly a quarter of its annual budget."

The health care law is "the largest tax [increase] in the history of our country"

Sixteen thousand new Internal Revenue Service agents will be "empowered to enforce" the new health care legislation.

The fastest-rising expense in the U.S. Defense Department is health care.

New federal projections estimate that the health care overhaul "will cost $1.76 trillion over 10 years -- well above the $940 billion Democrats originally claimed."

"Every 1 percent increase in the cost of health insurance today causes about 30,000 Georgians to be uninsured."

"[N]early one in three primary care doctors are forced to limit the number of Medicare patients they see."

Congress gave an unelected board "the power to deny care to seniors."

"[A]n extra 8 million Americans [are] projected to join state Medicaid programs in the next few years."

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was right that President Barack Obama’s health care bill created what "would, in effect, be death panels."

"Current projections indicate that Medicare will go bankrupt by 2017, while Social Security will bottom out by 2037."

Stimulus money funded a government board that made recommendations that would cost 378,000 jobs and $28.3 billion in sales. 

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