While Ted Cruz railed against Obamacare, threatening to shut down the government, the front pages of papers across the country made clear that Obamacare is making affordable health insurance a reality for Americans nationwide. Yesterday, communities woke up to the news that Obamacare would give Americans more options and lower prices on quality health insurance. Even Ted Cruz’s hometown paper had the headline: “Texans to have array of insurance options.” [Houston Chronicle, 9/25/13]
So while Ted Cruz and Washington Republicans threaten to shut down the government and default on our obligations to defend the status quo, high insurance rates, and allowing insurance companies to limit and deny health care coverage, a simple fact remains: Obamacare is working and Americans deserve the affordable health care it is providing.
Learn more about the Affordable Care Act:
cuidadodesalud.gov — En Español
BeWellNM.com — Test Drive the New Mexico Health Insurance Marketplace