Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform Needs Provisions to Reduce Health Insurance Costs

Doug Sachtleben - March 24th, 2017

Club for Growth President David McIntosh discussed the GOP RyanCare bill Thursday night on Fox News on “First 100 Days,”

with host, Martha MacCallum and Douglas Holtz-Eakin.

Cavuto Announces Club for Growth Key Vote Alert

Doug Sachtleben - March 22nd, 2017

The Club for Growth Key Vote Alert against the RyanCare bill was announced this afternoon on the Cavuto show on Fox News.

 

Club for Growth Thanks Reps Sanford, Brat, & Palmer for Opposing RyanCare

Doug Sachtleben - March 16th, 2017

“It makes no sense for Speaker Ryan and Chairman Diane Black to force GOP lawmakers to walk the plank on a bill that they’ve already admitted needs to be changed.”

Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement after Representatives Mark Sanford (SC-01), Dave Brat (VA-07), and Gary Palmer (AL-06) voted against RyanCare in the House Budget Committee:

“It makes no sense for Speaker Ryan and Chairman Diane Black to force GOP lawmakers to walk the plank and vote for a bad bill that they’ve already admitted needs to be changed,” said Club for Growth president David McIntosh. “Today’s vote shows why we need Congressmen Sanford, Brat, and Palmer on the Budget Committee. Their principled courage will be vital as the committee votes to pass President Trump’s fiscally-conservative spending cuts.”

The Club for Growth opposes RyanCare because it fails to fully and immediately repeal Obamacare and leaves out free-market reforms. RyanCare will put a Republican seal of approval on Obamacare and will drive up premium prices, pushing health care reform in exactly the opposite direction from what the GOP campaigned on.

Instead of pushing it through committees, Speaker Ryan should give the House a vote on the 2015 Obamacare repeal bill, and incorporate free-market reforms like interstate competition that will actually give consumers choice and lower prices.

Club for Growth White House Meeting

Doug Sachtleben - March 10th, 2017

Club President David McIntosh met with President Trump and Vice President Pence on Wednesday (3-8-17) to discuss the flawed Obamacare bill put forth by House Republicans. After a productive meeting, David talked to the media to update them on progress. Here are his appearances on Fox News, MSNBC, and Fox Business Network

 

Club for Growth Opposes RyanCare

Doug Sachtleben - March 07th, 2017

“Republicans must immediately repeal Obamacare’s taxes, end the Medicaid expansion, and include interstate competition.”

Washington, DC – Club for Growth president David McIntosh released the following statement in response to the American Health Care Act released by House Republicans:

“The problems with this bill are not just what’s in it, but also what’s missing: namely, the critical free-market solution of selling health insurance across state lines,” said Club for Growth president David McIntosh. “Such an injection of competition would lead to hundreds of billions of dollars in savings, nullifying any argument by Congressional Republicans that this provision cannot be included in the current bill. If this warmed-over substitute for government-run health care remains unchanged, the Club for Growth will key vote against it. Republicans should be offering a full and immediate repeal of Obamacare’s taxes, regulations, and mandates, an end to the Medicaid expansion, and inclusion of free-market reforms, like interstate competition.”