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The Final March For Reform

The President's Plan For Health Reform

“At this moment, we are being called upon to fulfill our duty to the citizens of this nation
and to future generations... I don’t know how passing health care will play politically, but
I do know that it’s the right thing to do. It’s right for our families. It’s right for our
businesses. It’s right for the United States of America.”

– PRESIDENT OBAMA

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Americans across this country agree that our health care system is broken: Unaccountable
insurance companies ration care, soaring premiums cripple the budgets of our businesses and
families, and vital care remains out of reach for far too many. The time for change has come.

President Obama’s final proposal incorporates the best ideas from both parties to put
Americans in control of our own health care.

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HERE’ S WHAT THE PRESIDENT’ S PLAN FOR HEALTH REFORM WILL DO:
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1. PROTECT AMERICANS FROM INSURANCE COMPANY ABUSES
  • You will never be denied coverage because of pre-existing conditions
  • You will never be hit with arbitrary premium hikes
  • You will never see your coverage revoked just when you get sick or injured
  • You will never face unlimited out-of-pocket expenses for your care
2. GUARANTEE AFFORDABLE CHOICES

  • If you like your current doctor and you like your current plan, you keep them
  • Uninsured individuals and small business owners will become part of a powerful negotiating pool, just like members of Congress and other federal employees, lowering prices and increasing choice
  • Struggling middle-class families will receive a tax credit to make coverage even more affordable – the largest middle class tax cut for health care in history
3. REDUCE THE COST OF CARE FOR OUR FAMILIES, BUSINESSES AND THE GOVERNMENT
  • We’ll save billions of dollars every year by reducing waste and abuse in our current system
  • We’ll save and create millions of jobs, raise wages and strengthen the economy
  • We’ll cut the deficit by nearly $1 trillion over two decades

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