Fred Upton

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.'
6:58 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Upton introduces bill to let people keep health insurance

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Says hearing on Wednesday is about accountability, not re-fighting battles over Affordable Care Act
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton on Monday introduced a bill he said will allow the government to keep the promise President Barack Obama didn't keep: That people who like their health insurance policies can keep them.
8:39 pm
Sun October 27, 2013

Upton says problems with "Obamacare" go beyond website glitches

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West Michigan Congressman delivered Republicans' weekly radio address
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
"The broken website has captured the nation's attention, but this is more than a website problem. We are also concerned about what happens next," Upton said. "W ill enrollment glitches become provider payment glitches? "Will patients show up at their doctor's office or hospital only to be told they aren't in the system?"
3:30 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

Upton to hold hearing on 'botched' online health care exchange

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U.S. Representative for Michigan and committee chairman Fred Upton criticized the exchange saying it is not fair to make taxpayers pay for an expensive and inaccessible system.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Calling the first weeks of the health-care rollout a "botched" effort, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton said the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold hearings Thursday into the technological woes that have beset the federal government's online Marketplace since it went live Oct. 1.