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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
America’S Small Business Tax Relief Act Of 2015 April 12, 2016
John Hoeven, R-ND
"While some air ambulance providers enter into agreements with insurers, a growing number have decided to operate as out-of-network providers and practice what is known as balance billing. That means consumers, not the insurance companies, are responsible for the majority of the medical bill."
Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act Of 2015 January 6, 2016
Marsha Blackburn, R-TN
"What we know from our constituents is that when they go to the exchanges and shop, they end up with a product that—we are even hearing from the insurance companies. There is one of them that says they never should have been there and they are probably going to pull out next year and the product is too expensive to afford and too expensive to use. Premiums are up by double digits in a single year. Out-of-pocket costs are soaring."
Military Construction And Veterans Affairs And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 December 17, 2015
Jim McDermott, D-WA
"Despite what we may hear, this isn’t being done for benevolent reasons or out of concern for consumers. The reality is that it is yet another effort to weaken the Affordable Care Act and make sure that the insurance companies don’t have to pay their fair share."
Future Forum: Climate Change December 16, 2015
Eric Swalwell, D-CA
"I would add one more to his extensive list, and that is the insurance companies. Insurance companies, especially on the East Coast, especially in south Florida and the entire Florida peninsula, have a great deal of exposure at stake."
Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act Of 2015 October 23, 2015
Jim McDermott, D-WA
"It was impossible to buy a policy in the State of Washington because the insurance companies said: Why should we insure somebody under guaranteed mandate when they could walk in here whenever they are sick and get a policy and when they are healthy cancel it, then walk back in when they are sick again and get a policy? That is what you are setting up."

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