Health Care repeal is going to cost people billions, add trillions to the debt, increase liabilities for the state, reduce the amount of people with health insurance, decrease revenues for large cap companies traded on international markets, create unfunded mandates for the state and people don't approve of the repeal.
So, Republicans in DC are pushing hard to pass a symbolic, partisan bill and Texas Republicans are doing everything to scare up support for their allies on the Hill. CPPP has the facts.
This week, the U.S. House Representatives is expected to take up the vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Meanwhile, here in Texas, we are working hard to implement the changes required to ensure everyone in the state has access to affordable health care.
On January 13, CPPP Executive Director Scott McCown was invited by the Texas Public Policy Foundation to debate Ted Cruz, former Solicitor General of Texas, on federalism and the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Scott explained why conservatives should support the Act and the advantages for Texas. Click here to read his complete remarks.
On January 14, CPPP Associate Director Anne Dunkelberg was invited by TPPF to be on a panel about Medicaid. Anne explained why Medicaid is so important to Texas. Click here for her her presentation.
The center also released Texas Top Five: Key Steps to Making the Most of Reform, a quick guide on how to best implement health reform to do the most for Texas. Click here to read the full article.