Saturday, November 2, 2019

Chip Roy: Republicans must unite around health care freedom

In an age of job mobility, technology, and innovation, Americans require a 21st-century health care system that is affordable, fully portable, and highly personalized.

Everyone, regardless of political party, agrees that our highly regulated health care system isn’t working. Indeed, Democrats cannot run away from the system fast enough, but rather than running in the right direction, they are running into the fire by pushing for Medicare for All. They are doubling down on the very government regulations that have caused our broken system.

It is time for Republicans to offer a true vision for health care reform that will inspire a new generation of Americans to believe in what is possible, not just in what the government says you must have. What we need is a vision of health care freedom.

Health care freedom is the key to unlocking the door for the American spirit of ingenuity and innovation. It will create a vibrant system that will rapidly lower prices by removing government and insurance bureaucrats from between you and your doctor. It will also address the concerns Americans have about pre-existing conditions by fixing the problem before it exists....