How does ObamaCare affect the patient?
Rep. Phil Gingrey explains
- Duration 4:34
- Date Jul 1, 2012
Rep. Phil Gingrey explains
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Well good should be pretty clear by now that I didn't do this because it was good politics.
I did it because I believed it was good for the country.
Help us help us defeat Obama care help us defeat the liberal agenda the makes government too big.
Too intrusive and it's killing jobs across this great country.
Aren't we -- from politicians on both sides weighing in on the supreme court's opinion on health care law.
Well what the doctors think the impact is going to be in practicality joining us now is somebody who has to -- Georgia congressman Phil -- re also a doctor and -- the GOP doctors caucus in congress congressman thank you for joining us today.
Thank you Shannon good to be with you I would ask you as you understand health -- -- being a medical professional are you worried about how it's going to impact.
Doctors their ability and brought it to provide certain care and a patient's.
-- and absolutely you know Justice Roberts is determined.
That this law is not unconstitutional.
Let me tell you what some of the funds it is it is unworkable.
Is unpopular in by golly it's on American.
And -- -- that it's absolutely gonna destroy the physician workforce.
We're having so much trouble now get doctors to see Medicare and Medicare Medicaid patients and that probably just gonna get worse and worse.
-- pres Obama promised to fix a medical liability problem.
He -- our promise to fix a payment the reimbursement.
Problem for our primary care -- that family practitioners.
And specialist he didn't do that in fact it his his bill this law fails on all counts.
It needs to be struck out stricken down and I think drug governor Romney -- next president is absolutely right of course as you know.
In the house of representatives on the eleventh of this month will have yet another vote to repeal Obama care.
Which obviously the senate will not go along with you -- the current make up of the senate on that vote.
But let me ask you if you are successful at some point if Republicans are successful at some point what will you replace this with because both sides of the I'll -- and you would know better than most as a doctor.
That our health care system needs some kind of perform.
-- -- and I think this time the American people will get what they truly deserve.
And open process.
What we will have -- the -- channel light of day and the people in the room and not to just a few.
-- deals cut over the white house with special interest groups and that's what obamacare to 2800 pages of all about.
-- think American people have a stomach.
-- we Republicans to repeat that and we won't do that we're we're more honest with American people.
We will -- each -- -- first of all got to repeal it start with a clean slight.
That doesn't mean that there are some things like.
The youngsters when it's six years of major new and -- -- did remain on the parents' health insurance unfortunate they happened to do that today.
Because this president in the Democrats.
When they had at all well -- didn't didn't do anything about the economy and all these young people indeed who voted for Oprah and Obama are the ones who -- may have about jobs now.
Needing that health insurance where that their parents' policy so.
Well I think what we need to do is not another mega omnibus bill but individual finds it truly will bring down the cost of healthcare and and Shannon did in a market driven white.
Have been all these government bureaucrats taken over health care which is you know was won six of our economy.
How do you respond to those who say that boat on July 11 as you mentioned in which the house that controlled by Democrats are Republicans -- almost certainly.
A vote for full repeal is politics at a time that there are a lot of things that need to be handled and need to be passed -- acted on.
Shannon Mac people in the eleventh the north -- district of Georgia northwest Georgia 700000.
Of course what we all represented.
I -- -- tell me repeatedly you guys -- not doing enough you're not tough enough he not stand up this president you Latin.
Henry Waxman and Nancy below -- Push your round.
They're gonna be very happy.
There Hanna has the courage John Boehner has the courage we Republicans indeed.
We'll let the American people know that we're still all their sad because let's edited out said the clip.
Thought do well Justice Roberts can say all right along he has Supreme Court.
A lot of justice and he's -- Chief Justice that he says it's constitutional.
But bagged golly it's on American -- and it's our responsibility to represent the American people in the strike this law down.
-- congressman and Dr.
Phil -- great thank you so much for joining us there.