Republicans love to talk about giving Americans choice in health care. They like to suggest that there aim is to have less government involvement and more personal freedom. In reality, there policies end up creating regulations that benefit those who fund their campaigns. This leaves working class Americans with less access to affordable health care.
“The medical community’s better-paid specialists have poured at least $3.1 million over the past 13 years into the political committees of the orthopedist-turned-congressman who is charged with dismantling the Affordable Care Act.
Republican Rep. Tom Price of Georgia, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has long been an advocate for medical specialists, promoting a traditional, market-based health care system that critics say pays little heed to the nation’s soaring medical costs.”