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Amber when the president pushes Health Care Reform plan famously assuring Americans that they could keep their health care insurance policies if they like them.
But now of course are finding out that for some at least that is not the case.
Health and human services secretary Kathleen Sebelius was grown about that promise at that house hearing last week.
Do you like your doctor.
You'll be able to keep your duck period if you like your health -- player.
You'll be able to keep your health care player.
Period and this -- if you look at a mechanism whereby you will know.
It's something built in this system whereby line appeal -- your constituents signed up for an individual plan people across America.
And we know how many policies will be canceled a -- and -- meaning that a 10101001000005.
We -- know that in the individual market a number of the plans being sold are not grandfathered and are not.
Currently meeting the law.
Those notices have gone out.
No I just saw the president's promise and there was the secretary's answer and the person has in those questions is right there.
Republican congressman Tim Murphy.
A Pennsylvania who was also -- a number of course of the house energy and commerce committee is also a psychologist.
And joins us now from Pittsburgh congressman who good afternoon welcome to a fox and Canada to be with you.
-- good to see is always she was on the hot seat you grilled her as well as others during the committee hearing what do you expect that -- will say oh you want her.
To hear her say.
When she appears before the Senate Finance Committee this coming week.
I don't know if there's much they can say except to try to continue to put this cloak of silence over things -- pretend that everything is okay which so probably continue to do.
Look it's very clear that the White House knew -- secretary Sebelius knew that if you like your plan you would lose it.
If you like your doctor you mean -- give -- see your doctor again.
What could be more personal.
What could be more personal -- a person who is seeing a doctor for an illness or perhaps a psychologist for a problem.
They've developed a relationship of trust and knowledge.
And now they will be told their plan this changed that plan may not allow those doctors -- hospitals in the network.
And all the president can say is go to exchange and sign up for something else this isn't like buying a gallon of milk at the store.
This is health care and in the lack of compassion to me is astounding that they continue to have.
We heard the promise a circus and -- some of the facts -- -- some say if only less than 5% of businesses will be affected but it does take a look is a list of some.
Of the states that we have Alabama losing 90000 Florida -- -- -- 30000 Georgia 400000.
And on and on and on get down to what North Carolina new York New Jersey your state Pennsylvania.
Upwards of 250000.
People in Pennsylvania even more almost 300000.
In Washington but their congressman you know the mrs.
Sebelius says you can get a better plan if you lose it.
Well but those plans are necessarily better that this -- grandfather clause was a big life.
And what happens here is the law says the plans have to provide different coverage which means is that a different price so the law.
Actually makes it illegal to grandfathered plan in the attendance isn't just Henry Ford -- you can have any color car you want as long as it's black.
-- saying you're not allowed to get anything else it and that is where it's hurting and and you know what's hurting Eric it's hurting the middle class.
-- when they said we're gonna raise the level of people going to be able to get this -- and Medicaid.
Maybe they knew what they were doing because even those folks wouldn't have been able to afford it.
This isn't the rich paying more taxes this is people who now realize an order to buy insurance which otherwise old the iris is -- -- come after them.
In order by insurance the premiums are up the co -- throughout the deductibles are up from took up sometime after -- several thousands of dollars.
And these folks -- saying I can't afford health care and send my kids such a college or or by the things I need to buy.
And and that's why it still is outstanding that she continues to say just go to exchange and find something else she said.
Are her health care is paid for the president has doctors on a team at the White House.
But that moms and dads out there -- single mom single -- struggling to get through they've lost it and they don't know how to get it back.
Well -- White House today is defending and let's take a look at Ezekiel Emanuel he was on FOX News Sunday.
One of the architects of this basically saying that if you're your coverage or drop don't blame us is not the president's fault here's what he set.
The law does not say Sears dropped coverage Sears decides what's good for -- The law doesn't say to the insurance industry you drop covered the -- -- if -- decides how it's gonna make money.
When that private companies decide that they're gonna drop people or put them in the exchange you blame President Obama he's not the responsible Canada.
-- -- -- -- This I mean this is don't blame the president you're a doctor and a congressman what do you think.
Well -- it's astounding to me but again that shows their lack compassion and understanding of the American people.
The law says that things have to put in place and people are indeed losing coverage.
Back in the late 1990s when I -- the patient bill of rights law one of those things -- -- include in that was.
Trying to deal with the insensitivity of insurance companies saying you know what you can't go to same -- even if it's emergency cancer the same doctor.
And we said he had to have certain things in there.
What this plan is saying however is the fundamental changes by law that insurance companies have to put in place.
We'll make it unaffordable for individuals and -- are saying they can't afford it either and continue to operate stay in business.
This idea of being so dismissive and saying it's all about profits.
Look they made it this way they didn't want Republican input they shut down all of -- amendments they blocked us from everything we put up several -- and the house.
And said make some changes in this and they refuse to do it because they -- behind this wall of saying this is political.
This is about people's health care and there's still blind to it and that's why I don't think sectors of the -- is gonna change or two when she goes in the senate and finally what about that that they didn't need of people don't have insurance and they get sick that this could be a lifeline for them and -- What do they do out of this office.
Well there's still things that should be done I don't know what the Democrats the senator from one has to offer -- the bills to really allow people to shop around to keep their plan.
We'll have a Love Boat up from this week or -- -- next week.
Two say that people want their insurance -- like their insurance they can keep it who knows where that's gonna go.
That's the fundamental things it's so important really give people choices out there to keep their plan and more pointed to keep their doctor so they can afford their health insurance I congressman Tim Murphy a Republican of Pennsylvania who's also a psychologist.
Maybe should put everybody on the couch just got a -- in -- office.
And I can start you know discussing -- suing Gibson and I like that but I don't I don't think your cover so let's look at the congressman -- it was our.
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