WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA - JUNE 05: Rep. Tom Price, vice chairman of the House Budget Committee speaks at the St. Regis Hotel on June 5, 2013 in Washington, DC.   (Photo by  Michael Bonfigli/The Christian Science Monitor

Price’s Empowering Patients First Act Gets Better with Age

Real Healthcare Reform by from National Center for Policy Analysis, May 26, 2015

(A similar version of this Health Alert was published by Forbes.)

You’ve got to give credit to Congressman Tom Price, MD: He introduced his first post-Obamacare bill as early as 2009 and has reintroduced an updated version in every Congress since then. The latest Empowering Patients First Act (H.R. 2300), introduced this month, is the fourth iteration.

Many critics complain Republicans in Congress have taken too long to develop an alternative to Obamacare. However, President Obama is running the show until January 2017. It is responsible for Congressional Republicans to take all the time and space they need to develop their alternative for the next president’s consideration.

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