Statements about Health Care
Says the Medicaid fraud rate in Virginia was "fact-checked" and found to be "0.47 percent."
If the legislature refuses to expand Medicaid, "27 states are going to get our money – Virginia taxpayer money – into their states to provide health care for their citizens, paid for by us."
In Virginia’s Medicaid program, "approximately 30 percent, or $2.7 billion a year, is lost to waste, fraud and inefficiencies."
"Seventy percent of all uninsured live in households in which at least one person is working."
"The CBO’s latest report confirms what Republicans have been saying for years now. Under Obamacare, millions of hardworking Americans will lose their jobs."
"Obamacare passed by just one vote in the Senate. It wouldn’t have passed without Mark Warner’s vote."
Mark Warner cast "the tiebreaking vote" to pass Obamacare.
Since Obamacare became law, "most of our new jobs have been part-time jobs."
The growth in health care costs "has been reined in through the Affordable Care Act."
Under Obamacare, "The IRS will have access to the American people’s protected health care information."
"Twenty-four percent of doctors in Virginia currently don’t accept new Medicaid patients because the reimbursement rates are so low."
"The Government Accountability Office estimated (Obamacare) will add to the long-term deficit by $6.2 trillion."
Under Obamacare, Virginia taxpayers would have been "forced to pay for abortions" if the General Assembly had not recently intervened.
Abortion coverage is a standard insurance benefit "in nearly 90 percent of private plans sold in the U.S."
Paul Ryan’s budget "keeps the Obamacare taxes and spending cuts that paid for Obamacare, but then cuts all of the benefits."
"A study by the University of Virginia pulls back the curtain on Medicaid’s tragically bad outcomes, including ‘increased risk of adjusted mortality.’"
"Repealing and replacing Obamacare – that’s going to save $1 trillion over a 10-year period."
Because of the health care act, "The people who have health care and like it in this county are not going to be able to keep what they have."
States still face a "mandate" to expand Medicaid coverage under President Obama's health care reform law.
President Obama's health care law is "a government takeover of healthcare."
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