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Congressman Jim Bridenstine Joins Dissent on SCOTUS Obamacare Subsidies


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Washington, June 25, 2015 | Sheryl Kaufman, Communications Director (202-225-2211) | comments

Despite the Supreme Court's decision, Obamacare is still the number one job killer in America and responsible for the massive increases in insurance premiums. I am committed to repealing Obamacare – every single word – and replacing it with a system which empowers states and individuals to have the freedom and flexibility to make their own health care decisions.


The important facts in the healthcare debate are:

  • Health insurance costs are up because of Obamacare – regardless of subsidies.
  • Only 13% of Oklahomans receive the subsidies. (LINK)  Many of them would prefer to have their previous, lower cost plans and forget subsidies.
  • Requested rate increases for 2016 are as high as 44% for ACA-compliant plans available in Oklahoma.  (LINK)


These facts stand regardless of today’s Supreme Court decision. 



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