Words matter. These are the best Health Care Reform Quotes from famous people such as Gary Herbert, Abraham Verghese, Phil Bredesen, Jeff Merkley, Kirsten Gillibrand, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I don’t believe we have defined health care reform very well in this country.
The bottom line: health care reform is about the patient, not about the physician.
It’s not health care reform to dump more money into Medicaid.
Over and over again, I hear from Oregonians that we need real health care reform that provides every American with access to quality, affordable care.
As Congress focuses on comprehensive health care reform, one thing needs to be clear: We cannot fix health care if we do not address America’s nursing shortage.
After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health care reform that includes giving the federal government authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies.
Every time I hear a Republican talking about health care reform, they say the American people don’t want it. They say it so much that I think they’re beginning to try to convince themselves that it’s true.
Well, first let me say that I think health care reform is important. It has to be a priority. And our system is broken. The Finance Committee bill is the best effort yet, due in large measure to the efforts of my colleague, Olympia Snowe, but it’s not there yet. It falls short.
The reason Gov. Romney passed Romneycare as governor of Massachusetts in 2006 was because many Republicans viewed health care reform, mandates and all, as a way to inoculate against Democratic charges that Republicans didn’t care about people who lacked health insurance.
Let me make it clear: I support health care reform. I just don’t support Nancy Pelosi’s version.
President Obama, through health care reform, strengthened Medicare. How did he do that? Well, he found savings by cutting subsidies to insurance companies, ensuring we were rooting out waste and fraud, and he used those savings to put it back into Medicare.
We will have health care reform in America.
When President Obama passed health care reform, it was personal! And when Governor Romney says he would repeal Obamacare and put insurance companies back in charge of a woman’s health, that’s personal too.
The myopic obsession of the Tea Party with destroying health care reform and wounding the president has led Republicans astray.
Health care reform, the marquee legislative accomplishment of the Obama administration’s first term, was passed before we entered the world of divided government.
It is important to remember the purpose of health care reform: to make sure Americans have access to quality, affordable health care – especially those individuals who were being denied by their insurance companies because they weren’t profitable customers.
I’m not saying we don’t need health care reform. We do need health care reform.
Maybe you’re not going to be able to pass sweeping health care reform in your first year in Congress. But you can help someone with a social security settlement that’s going to change their life… That’s pretty cool.
I believe in health care reform.
Nancy Pelosi says the angry opposition to health care reform is like the angry opposition to gay rights that led to Harvey Milk being shot.
Many of us believe that we need health care reform. That being said – Americans felt like they weren’t being listened to. There were a lot of people across the political spectrum who said we don’t want a one-size-fits-all healthcare plan.
The health care reform legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last night clearly violates the U.S. Constitution and infringes on each state’s sovereignty.
There is a consensus of willing leaders from both parties coalescing around the right way forward in health care. Reform should address government-imposed inequities and barriers to true choice and competition.
Both referred to the Affordable Care Act, which is the accurate title of the health care reform law, as ‘Obamacare.’ That is a disparaging reference to the President of the United States, it is meant as a disparaging reference to the President of the United States.
Obama is capable – as evidenced by his first-term success with health care reform. But mandate-building requires humility, a trait not easily associated with him.
When you stop and look at so much of the kind of activism that has been triggered, the Tea Party and the like, as a result of Obama’s efforts – TARP, the stimulus package, and now the health care reform – there is a lot of sense this government is changing.
Nurses are on the front lines of our care. And they need to be at the foundation of health care reform. Let’s get health care done – and done right – by ensuring the amount of nurses we need to provide quality care for all.
Yes, I do agree we need health care reform; however, this bill badly misses the mark. Congress can and must do better for the American people.
When enacted, health care reform provides generous tax credits to help people afford their health insurance premiums.