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June 9, 2017 Weekly Report

A BETTER CHOICE FOR IOWANS

In towns all across Iowa, we are seeing small family owned businesses we have shopped at for years close their doors, driven out by big corporately owned companies. Growing up in Van Meter, I remember going down the street to England’s gas station, knowing Tony England had my best interest at heart because his business depended on the community and their trust.

May 21, 2017 Survey

Friends,

Last month, Aetna and Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced their plan to pull out of Iowa’s individual health insurance market for 2018. And on May 3, the Des Moines Register reported Medica would follow the footsteps of those other carries and leave the individual insurance market if stability was not returned to the market. 

May 19, 2017 Weekly Report

Relief for Americans Caught in the Obamacare Tax Penalty Catch-22

May 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman David Young today took an important step to protect the economic well-being of Iowans who may be caught in a mandated individual tax penalty catch-22 next year created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA)/Obamacare Law. Aetna and Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced their plan to pull out of Iowa’s individual health insurance market for 2018.

May 12, 2017 Weekly Report

HEALTH CARE ACCESS DESERTS ON THE HORIZON

Lack of access to health care is health care denied.

May 8, 2017 Blog Post

Since coming to Congress, I have supported fixing the Affordable Care Act – some refer to it as Obamacare – with a consumer's choice plan reducing costs and providing better care for the people of Iowa. My principles for strengthening health care have always remained the same. For a measure to receive my support it would have to achieve accessible, affordable and quality health care that works for all patients – not just some. 

May 5, 2017 Weekly Report

MYTH Vs. FACT ON THE AMERICAN HEALTH CARE ACT

May 4, 2017 Press Release

CONGRESSMAN YOUNG'S STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF HEALTH CARE BILL

WASHINGTON, D.C. - My principles for strengthening health care have always remained the same. For a measure to receive my support it would have to achieve accessible, affordable and quality health care that works for all patients – not just some.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

CONGRESSMAN YOUNG CHAMPIONS BILL REQUIRING MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO LIVE UNDER THE SAME HEALTHCARE LAWS AS EVERY OTHER AMERICAN

WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation which would prevent Members of Congress from exempting themselves from any federal healthcare legislation. Iowa Congressman David Young has been working to champion the bill’s passage. 

May 3, 2017 Press Release

YOUNG LEADS EFFORT TO LOWER HEALTHCARE COSTS FOR IOWANS WITH PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS

WASHINGTON D.C. – Iowa Congressman David Young released the following statement regarding his leadership on an amendment to the American Healthcare Act which reduces the cost of healthcare for Iowa patients with pre-existing conditions.

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