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GOP preps ‘Keep Your Plan’ bill after Obama health care apology

Posted By admin On November 9, 2013 @ 6:12 am In Featured Stories,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Tom Howell Jr.
The Washington Times [1]
November 9, 2013

House Republicans hope President Obama will follow up his apology late Thursday to Americans losing their existing health plans by supporting a bill they are offering that will let these same people maintain their coverage for another year.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee said Friday the chamber plans to vote on the “Keep Your Health Plan Act” next week, offering a key test to Democrats who are nervous about early flaws in the rollout of Obamacare.

“Actions speak louder than words. If the president is serious about offering relief to Americans whose health plans are being canceled, then he should strongly support the Keep Your Health Plan Act,” Chairman Fred Upton, Michigan Republican, said. “This bill is a simple solution that would begin to restore health care peace of mind.”

The House has voted about 40 times to repeal all or part of the Affordable Care Act or alter it in some way, a run of bills that have died in the Democratic-run Senate.

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