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By the Numbers: Health care reform in MI-08

by: kelster

Wed Jul 29, 2009 at 07:50:00 AM EDT


From the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, a breakdown of why Mike Rogers (MI-08) needs to stop obstructing health care reform:

America's Affordable Health Choices Act would provide significant benefits in the 8th Congressional District of Michigan: up to 15,100 small businesses could receive tax credits to provide coverage to their employees; 7,600 seniors would avoid the donut hole in Medicare Part D; 1,700 families could escape bankruptcy each year due to unaffordable health care costs; health care providers would receive payment for $53 million in uncompensated care each year; and 49,000 uninsured individuals would gain access to high-quality, affordable health insurance. Congressman Mike Rogers represents the district.

The Committee also has an analysis of every House member's district, including Pete Hoekstra, Vern Ehlers, Dave Camp, Fred Upton,Candice Miller and Thad McCotter.

Cross-posted at Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood

kelster :: By the Numbers: Health care reform in MI-08
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Could be better, but it is how it is. (0.00 / 0)
This is very good news! A friend from Michigan has to go to  Alcohol treatment Washington and he think that with the help of America's Affordable Health Choices Act he could receive some uncompensated care from this reform. Well, congressman Mike Rogers could make a better work, but let`s be happy about it and hope in the future things will be better.


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