|Affordable Health Care for America|
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. As Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and a senior member of the Ways and Means Committee, Congressman Becerra worked hard to make the dream of quality, affordable health care a reality for America's working families. In the two years since, Americans are already seeing lower costs & better coverage:
And in less than 2 years, 30 million uninsured Americans will be able to purchase affordable health insurance coverage for their families.
Your New CHOICES Under Health Care Reform
Millions of Americans who have had trouble finding affordable health insurance now have new rights and options. And the easiest way to find them is on the website HealthCare.gov.
Your New RIGHTS Under Health Care Reform
The days when your family could be plunged into devastating medical debt and bankruptcy because of a serious medical condition are becoming history. The Patients' Bill of Rights puts you and your doctor back in charge of your health care--and puts the insurance company bureaucrats in check.
INSURERS CAN NO LONGER
IN NEW PLANS, YOU CAN:
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Health Care Reform Milestones
On the first anniversary of President Obama signing the Affordable Care Act into law, Rep. Becerra released the following video message on the new rights and choices that are now there for American families:
On April 6, 2010 Rep. Becerra held a briefing at Arroyo Vista Family Health Center in Lincoln Heights to highlight the benefits of health care reform that will be seen in Los Angeles. You can view video of the event here:
On November 7, the House of Representative took a historic vote and passed H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act.
On March 21, 2010, Rep. Becerra joined a majority in the House of Representatives and voted to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Reconciliation Act of 2010, the final version of health insurance reform. You can view his floor statement urging passage of the legislation here:
Hearing From You: Telephone Town Hall Series
Throughout the summer of 2009, Rep. Becerra held a series of telephone town halls on health care reform; you can listen to the conversations by clicking on the following streaming links (Windows Media Player required):
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