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Reform should be based on the free market

We need real, workable health care reform that allows Americans to choose and control their own insurance coverage. It must be patient-centered first and foremost, with decision-making controlled by the patient and his or her medical professionals, not bureaucrats and politicians.

Reform should be based on the free market and always protect consumer choice. It should encourage employers to provide portable health benefits and allow plans to be sold across state lines.

Source: 2014 N. Y. House campaign website, JohnKatkoForCongress.com , Nov 4, 2014

Complete overhaul of ObamaCare

Q: Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act?

A: Yes. I support the complete overhaul of ObamaCare, whether that includes its formal repeal and replacement or well-crafted amendment based on consensus and common sense, preserving its most popular and cost effective provisions. We need real, workable, and truly affordable health care reform that allows Americans to choose and control their own insurance coverage. It must be patient-centered first and foremost, with decision-making controlled by the patient and his or her medical professionals, not bureaucrats and politicians.

Source: VoteSmart 2014 N. Y. Congressional Political Courage Test , Aug 30, 2014

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