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Fleming Introduces Health Savings Account Legislation

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Congressman John Fleming, M.D. released the following statement today about HR 1342, the Helping Save Americans' Health Care Choices Act of 2013 (HSA Act), which he introduced on Thursday:

"The HSA Act would repeal the Obamacare provisions that will decimate Health Savings Accounts. The Act restores the tax credits and spending flexibility that will encourage Americans to once again save for their medical expenses. Obamacare should be repealed in its entirety. I oppose it and have voted for its repeal on numerous occasions, and a full repeal remains my goal. However, as long as Senate Democrats and President Obama remain committed to this monstrosity, it's important that we do what we can to blunt the damaging effects of Obamacare, while passing common sense reforms that put Americans back in charge of their own health care."

The Helping Save Americans' Health Care Choices Act of 2013 can be read here.

Rep. Fleming spoke about this legislation at a press conference of the GOP Doctors' Caucus on 3/21/13. Video here

Dr. John Fleming is Chairman of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs and is a member of the House Armed Services Committee. He is a physician and small business owner and represents the 4th Congressional District of Louisiana.
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