09.15.16

Daines: Obamacare is Still a Train Wreck

U.S. SENATE – United States Senator Steve Daines today berated the Obama administration for their broken promises to the American people and the train wreck that is Obamacare. 

Yesterday, Montana State Auditor Monica Lindeen announced an average premium increase for Montana’s top three insurance providers between 27 and 58 percent. 

“Not only have premiums not gone down, the coverage that people get from Obamacare is unaffordable and unusable,” Daines stated. “You know in Montana, we like to fish. Sometimes, when the fishing line gets really tangled up, the only thing you can do is cut the line. It's time to cut the line with Obamacare. It's time to clear the train wreck from the tracks and get our healthcare moving again.” 

Daines’ full remarks can be viewed here:


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Daines’ full remarks: 

“Obamacare. It's still a train wreck of broken promises.

“President Obama promised that the cost of premiums would go down by $2,500 per family.

“But just yesterday, Montana’s insurance commissioner announced an average premium increase of 58 percent for Montana’s largest provider on the exchange. 

“Not only have premiums not gone down, the coverage that people get from it is unaffordable and unusable.

“With some deductibles at or above $9,000 per family, middle class families are being priced out of the market – all the while paying for a policy they simply can't use. 

“Now plans are also restricting provider networks, eliminating doctors from their plans, all in an attempt to remain solvent under Obamacare’s requirements.

“You know in Montana, we like to fish. Sometimes, when the fishing line gets really tangled up, the only thing you can do is cut the line. It's time to cut the line with Obamacare. It's time to clear the train wreck from the tracks and get our healthcare moving again.”

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