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One individual law on Capitol Hill is likely been following pretty closely the oral arguments before the US Supreme Court.
On Obama care is senator John Barrasso.
Who used -- you may not know this but also an experienced position and senator thank you very much give us your thoughts on what's happened on the Supreme Court so far.
-- love you today -- the third day of hearings Greg I was there yesterday for the main event when they discuss.
Need them mandate that the government wants everyone to be forced to by a government approved product.
I think it's unconstitutional.
We know that only 24% of Americans in yesterday's New York Times poll.
Once the whole layout and the whole law to stand.
They actually want to either defeat all love it or part of it.
In terms of finding it unconstitutional.
But today they're talking about the Medicaid mandate which is the mandated all the states have to.
Pay a lot more to provide coverage.
For people which is part of the health care law because it.
One of the president's solutions is nineteen million more Americans put onto Medicaid a program for low income Americans and and what those expenses are going to be to the states in the states are suing and say no we don't want any part of it.
And then the other debate today in the court is if they do find this mandate.
Does the whole -- fall apart and I believe it should.
All and here is already a doctor shortage in America isn't here would be.
The fulfillment of the affordable health care act only exacerbate the problem of of people getting need to see doctor.
Well I think that's a big part of the nub of the problem and a big part of the discussion two years ago when we were talking about the health care law.
Because it put money into it more money to change it actually higher IRS agents to investigate -- Did it did actually in any measurable meaningful way.
Provide for more doctors or nurses or people to take care of patients.
So that's why I believe the health care law is bad for patients it's bad for providers the nurses and doctors -- take care of them.
And bad for taxpayers.
When you take a look just at the overall demand that need.
From new physicians and nurses and physician assistants and nurse practitioners across the country were woefully behind where we need to be.
Senator in your judgment would seniors be especially hard hit.
-- believe -- well well because under the Obama health care law.
That the health care law took 500 billion dollars out of Medicare.
The program for our seniors not to save and strengthen Medicare -- seniors but to start a whole new government program.
For someone else.
So as a result it's become harder and harder for seniors for people on Medicare to find a doctor to take care of them you know the president when he talks about.
-- often also uses the word coverage well there's a big difference between coverage.
You can have a Medicare card or Medicaid card but that doesn't mean you're going to be able to get the care that you need and they should have addressed that in the health care law.
Senator officially struck down by the nation's highest score.
That invariably means -- -- watching here and it Democrats and the president will say all right Republicans.
What's your solution.
And I suspect that a great many people would look to you because of your experiences of doctors -- what is that kind of reform that you would recommend.
Important first law I believe that to put -- 2200 page bill together is not the right approach.
Government doesn't do very big things very well there are too many things that.
Did that -- together and I I provide a way that you do it in a step by step way to actually lower the cost of care which is the big problem.
For people to get the care they need from a doctor they wanted to -- they can afford you need to lower the cost of care we can do that.
By making sure that people can buy insurance across state lines of people buy their own insurance personally they should get the same tax breaks is the big companies.
We need to do something about junk lawsuits we know the doctors order a lot attests more to treat themselves.
To protect themselves against a lawsuit and that that -- than to actually help the patient get better.
Sooner and I think we need real incentives to help people.
Stay healthy in terms of of losing weight getting their weight under control their blood pressure under control diet exercise by giving them proper incentives to do it.
And and there are ways to do that as well there are a number of things we can do to lower the cost of care.
For individuals but it ought to be patient centered on when a patient centered proposal not won this government centered or insurance company said.
Senator John -- so many thanks for dropping by the pretended to speak with us today best of luck to you thank you.
Thanks for having me.
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