Affordable Care Act

3:05 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

U.S. House passes Fred Upton's insurance bill, unlikely Senate will

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President Obama’s administration says the President will likely veto the legislation. And that’s only if the bill passes through a largely Democratic Senate.
WASHINGTON - A Michigan lawmaker's proposal allowing insurers to sell current policies next year, even if they are out of compliance with the new health care act, passed the U.S. House as expected. But it's going nowhere fast. The bill, written by U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St.
6:43 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Upton's "Keep Your Health Plan" act to move ahead in House

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At least 146,ooo people in Michigan have received cancellation noticies
Washington While President Barack Obama announced Thursday his fix for Americans wrestling with canceled health insurance, the GOP-led House will still push forward with its own legislation Friday sponsored by a top Michigan lawmaker, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton
Health Care
1:35 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Upton says website problems raise other concerns about "Obamacare

Fred Upton - file photo
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Interview with Fred Upton - air version

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says the website "should have been the easy part" of launching the new health care law. 

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7:41 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Upton hopes for quick passage of "Keep Your Health Plan" act

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Upton would like vote before Thanksgiving
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
RICHLAND, MI - Congressman Fred Upton said he hopes to fast-track legislation he introduced Monday that would offer Americans a one-year grace period to keep their old insurance policies. Within two days of its introduction, the "Keep Your Health Plan Act" has attracted more than 90 cosponsors, he said at a Thursday morning meeting at the Rotary Club of Gull Lake Area.
7:09 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Upton says website "was supposed to be the easy part" of Affordable Care Act

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Upton led questioning during hearing before Energy and Commerce Committee
The west Michigan congressman who leads a committee investigating problems with the rollout of the Affordable Care Act blasted Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, saying she and other Obama administration officials either 'did not know how bad the situation was or they did not disclose it.'

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