“…a 43% rate increase will drive healthier, younger, and middle-aged individuals out of the market.”
“The government’s price tag would be astonishing.”
“[W]e’ve come to sort of a fork in the road in terms of our inability to service our communities.”
Because keeping taxes in place is such a good idea. Not.
“As of March 15, 2017, 10.3 million individuals had effectuated their coverage…”
“About 45 percent of counties are expected to have one or no insurer in the marketplaces…”
“Inching” being the operative word.
“…a substantial increase in cost for New Yorkers who don’t get help from subsidies under Obamacare.”
“lack of overall predictability simply does not provide a sustainable path forward”
House bill “dead on arrival.”
“You can’t repeal it in its entirety.”
“He’s still learning how to be president.”
“…they may first take action to stabilize premium costs in Obamacare’s insurance-purchasing exchanges in 2018 and 2019.”
Good news/bad news.
“data shows average premiums were 105% higher in 2017 than in 2013…”
“We have a responsibility to our members and the greater community to remain stable and secure…”
“there is tremendous uncertainty in how such a system would be developed…”
“While another delay would stop short of imploding the markets, it still undermines the exchanges…”
“The main driver of the rate change is the increasing cost of medical care.”
“I am privileged to have health care.”
“You know if I ever stop wanting to pay the subsidies, which I will.”
“Our individual Commercial products lost nearly $700 million between 2014 and 2016…”
“The state’s health insurers are asking for sizeable rate increases…”
When they go low, we go six feet under.
“courage means not simply doing what is simply politically expedient…”
It’s really, really bad…
“Look, and whose fault is this?”
“If you want to have a press conference, go ahead.”
“The factors that I have described to you today lead to instability and to a spiral…”
Hurry up and wait.
“I feel great about the count.”
“…won’t participate in the state’s individual market…in 2018.”
“…our ability to stay in the Iowa insurance market in any capacity is in question at this point.”
“We continue to evaluate our footprint with a view towards significantly reducing our exposure…”
“Did I ever say we were going to vote on health care?”
“If I vote for this healthcare bill, it will be the end of my career.”
“…we’re not doing that.”
Don’t bet on it.
“I think a lot of Trump’s voters have as one of their primary objectives just stopping the cultural corruption that’s taking place.”
“Don’t take away my health care or you die.”
“We must all do our best to get rid of this tyrant.”