Issue Position: Health Care

Issue Position

By:  Tim Scott
Date: Jan. 1, 2012
Location: Unknown

We all agree that health care reform is necessary. But it is clear that a government takeover of our health care structure is not what we had in mind. Government bureaucrats making health care decisions for our lives. Exploding the deficit. Raising taxes on our job creators. Destroying good-paying jobs. The federal government in control of one-sixth of our economy. A reduction in benefits. These are all the consequences of a one-size-fits-all approach. This is NOT the reform South Carolinians are calling for.

I promise to fight for RESPONSIBLE health care reform. Patient-centered improvements. Decisions made by doctors and patients together. Common sense reforms for our families and future generations. Increased competition and choice of plans.

I was elected into office with a promise to you that I would vote to repeal Obamacare. That is why the first vote I took as a member of Congress was to repeal the health care reform package, and the first bill I authored was to deauthorize and rescind funding for it. In addition, I have cosponsored further bills to repeal parts or all of the reform:

* H.R. 2, Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
* H.R. 127, Deauthorize Appropriations for the PPACA
* H.R. 371, Health Care Choice Act
* H.R. 452, Medicare Decisions Accountability Act
* H.R. 698, Deauthorize and Rescind Funding for PPACA
* H.R. 1063, Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act
* H.R. 1195, National Health Service Corps Improvement Act
* H.R. 1206, Access to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act
* H.R. 1286, Healthcare Fiscal Accountability Act
* H.R. 1629, Family Health Care Accessibility Act
* H.R. 1744, American Job Protection Act
* H.R. 3269, Diagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act