Chris Jacobs, policy director of America Next, discusses the think tank’s market-based proposal for what Congress should pass to replace Obamacare. The key elements of the America Next plan are simplified tax credits that can be used to purchase coverage, and elimination of federal mandated benefits that drive up health insurance premiums.
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Dr. Chad Mathis joins The Heartland Institute to discuss his campaign for Congress in the state of Alabama. Mathis is also a surgeon, so he has a lot to speak of in regards to Obamacare; an issue that is increasingly concerning among the citizens of Alabama.
That is the effect of an empowered consumer. Ultimately physicians will respond to the demands of their patients and as more of us are paying cash for services, we will insist on cost considerations far beyond what any third party payer could do.
Here is the reform plan to repeal AND REPLACE Obamacare that the Republicans should have long ago drafted, introduced and passed through the House of Representatives. Expand the tax preference now provided to employer provided health insurance to everyone through a universal, refundable tax credit for the purchase of health insurance equal roughly to $2,500 per person, $8,000 per family.
he Democrats are openly supporting President Obama’s seizure of the power to rule by decree. The question is, will the voters support this Democrat suspension of democracy and of the rule of law?
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