Since March 2010 when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or the ACA, was passed, we have made great gains in improving our national health care system. Despite constant political attacks from those who embraced the same ideas decades ago, the ACA has insured the highest number of Americans in our nation’s history while bringing the rate at which our national spending on health care grows to the slowest in 50 years. The benefits of the ACA are numerous. Click here to read an abbreviated list.
In Congress, I will continue to support policies that strengthen the ACA and improve health care for every American. After the Supreme Court upheld the law twice since it’s creation, it is my hope that partisan attacks will cease, and both parties will work together to make the system more affordable and more accessible for patients.