Statements about Health Care
The federal health care law raises taxes and cuts Medicare.
"The insurance companies are making that choice (to cancel or change policies), not the president."
"On day one, six people were able to sign up" for health insurance through the federal marketplace.
"Health insurance is more expensive in Massachusetts than anywhere else in the country."
"Rand Paul’s speech ... on 'Gattaca' was totally ripped off of Wikipedia."
"Even after Obamacare is fully implemented, there still will be tens of millions of people not covered."
"If I have affordable coverage in my workplace, I'm not eligible to go into the marketplace. ... It’s illegal."
"FACT: Nothing in #Obamacare forces people out of their health plans."
"The vast majority of people in this country are keeping their (health insurance) plan."
"Hidden" in the healthcare.gov code is language that means users "waive any reasonable right to privacy of your personal information."
In Massachusetts, "half of the primary care doctors are not accepting new patients."
Nearly 6 in 10 uninsured Americans "can get health insurance for what may be the equivalent of your cell phone bill."
Emergency rooms account for "2 percent of all health care spending."
In Florida, "300,000 people are going to lose their individual coverage because of Obamacare. Now those people next year, they don’t have health insurance."
"The IRS has been specifically forbidden ... from ever actually pursuing either civil or criminal remedies" for people who don’t purchase health insurance.
Congress, criminals, Scientologists and other groups are exempt from Obamacare.
"Wisconsin is not as obese as the national average is. The national average, 35.7 percent of the population is obese. In Wisconsin, it's closer to 26 percent."
"In 45 out of 50 states, on average men are seeing their premiums double, going up 99 percent. Women up 62 percent."
"I never was in favor of shutting down the government. … (I) voted to fund the government fully."
Gov. Lincoln Chafee has imposed "a mandatory abortion fee" on all Rhode Islanders who buy health insurance through the state’s Obamacare exchange.
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