Statements about Health Care
Governing magazine has "estimated that in the states that don’t expand Medicaid, a minimum, they said of 40 percent of rural hospitals will close in those states..."
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit compared the health care law to buying a pepperoni and ham pizza from Domino's or Pizza Hut.
"There were 36 states where Republicans who were in charge refused to implement a state (health insurance) exchange."
Says a new report shows the "devastating tax hikes (in the health care law) will have on middle-class Kentuckians."
Obamacare "already has caused millions of hardworking Virginians to lose their health insurance."
Amid the "crisis at our southern border," there are "reports of illegal migrants carrying deadly diseases such as … Ebola virus."
"74 percent of Republicans support the Affordable Care Act."
The U.S. Supreme Court is "five guys who start determining what contraceptions are legal."
Says Mitch McConnell voted to raise Medicare costs for a current Kentucky senior by $6,000.
Says Alison Lundergan Grimes "supports Obamacare, which cuts $700 billion from seniors’ Medicare."
"Expanding Medicaid would create 63k jobs."
"Thanks to #ObamaCare, average E.R. wait in California is 5 hours."
"13 percent of Americans, the lowest ever, are without health care."
Says Hillary Clinton's health care plan from the 1990s "had a broader provision in favor of corporate right to back out" of providing contraceptive coverage than the one created by the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court decision.
"A salesclerk at Hobby Lobby who needs contraception … is not going to get that service through her employer’s health care plan because her employer doesn’t think she should be using contraception."
"Women of childbearing age spend 68 percent more in out-of-pocket health care costs than men."
"Hobby Lobby provided this (birth control) coverage before they decided to drop it to file suit."
"Nearly 60 percent of women who use birth control do so for more than just family planning."
After Massachusetts passed a mandatory health insurance law "their mortality rate went down...it saved lives."
U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn has avoided taking a stand on Obamacare.
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