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  • AHCA's Medicaid Reform Empowers Governors
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on June 20, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Much of the public discussion about health care and health insurance reform abounds with misinformation. Medicaid, in particular, has become a political tool, with daily posts and articles about reforms to the program that distort the record for political gain. But there is little mention of the need to empower governors to take ownership of the program. The Medicaid portion of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) is about empowering governors, which is consistent with the 9th and 10th Amendments... Read more

  • Congressman Francis Rooney Votes “Yes” on Repeal and Replacement of Obamacare
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman Francis Rooney Votes “Yes” on Repeal and Replacement of Obamacare Washington, DC – Congressman Francis Rooney issued the following statement regarding H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017. “Repealing and replacing the failing and unsustainable social experiment of Obamacare is a necessity for Southwest Floridians that have seen choices dwindling and premiums skyrocketing. Currently, one-third of U.S. counties and almost half of all counties in Florida, including Collier an... Read more

  • Congressman Francis Rooney: Time to Repeal, Replace Obamacare
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on January 14, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Congressman Francis Rooney (FL-19) The recent election proves that America wants change. The American people have spoken up loudly and clearly that Obamacare must go. As Congress moves to repeal it, we must ensure that no one is blindsided or left without coverage. This should not be a return to pre-Obamacare status quos; but rather a new approach that puts you – the patient – first, and brings choice and competition to health insurance. Patients, doctors, and businesses have been dealing with t... Read more