WASHINGTON, DC – “Doing nothing is not an option. In less than two weeks, by August 16, America’s insurers will decide just how much more Americans will have to pay for health coverage next year. Speculation among the experts is rampant that without a Congressional solution, sky-high Obamacare premiums may increase by 20% or more to new, ludicrously excessive levels in 2018,” according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC].
“Offering insurance that is unaffordable is the same as having no insurance at all. So, I implore Congress to hunker down and find a solution.”
Senator John McCain of Arizona, who had just had tricky brain surgery, risked his life a week ago to attend a failed Senate vote on the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, but he voted no on the bill. Weber believes that McCain should keep his promise to rid us of Obamacare and is asking him to make a courageous decision and change his vote to support a replacement bill. “There are much better alternatives to the ACA,” Weber says.
“Senator McCain put the kibosh on the proposal for reasons that remain unclear. Here’s a hero, both in wartime and in peacetime, who has the intestinal fortitude to do the right thing when it counts; and it counts right now. One can only assume that his history of promising a repeal of the Affordable Care Act was sincere when he made it. So, I call on him to keep his promises and take the lead in an effort to fix health care for the American people now- before it is too late,”
Weber points out that in addition to the prohibitive cost of insurance, too many individuals across the nation will not even…
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