Statements about Health Care

"This administration is slashing the Navy to pay for more Obamacare."

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..."

Obamacare "already has caused millions of hardworking Virginians to lose their health insurance."

After Massachusetts passed a mandatory health insurance law "their mortality rate went down...it saved lives."

Eric Cantor "voted to fully fund Obamacare in October."

In 2007, Ed Gillespie "was paid $300,000 to be the frontman for a coalition that made the individual mandate the centerpiece of its health reform plan."

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."

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