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House Proceeding 07-28-09 on Jul 28th, 2009 :: 1:49:45 to 1:51:05
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Greg Walden

1:49:42 to 1:50:03( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: we need a uniquely american health care system that costs small businesses compete in our global economy. i yield back. the speaker pro tempe: for what purpose does the gentleman from oregon rise? >> i ask unanimous consent -- mr. walden: i ask unanimous con sent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: wok.

Greg Walden

1:49:45 to 1:51:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Greg Walden

Greg Walden

1:50:04 to 1:50:24( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: mr. walden: there's no question it's time to reform the health care system. but a government takeover is not the solution. putting the government bureaucrat between your family and your from is not the solution. and losing the health plan you have today is not a solution. yet the democrats' bill would do just that it puts a bureaucrat between you and your doctor, doesn't have real reform two of three americans

Greg Walden

1:50:25 to 1:50:47( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: won't be able to keep their plans, according to independent analysis and it does nothing to bring down the costs and drives up the deficit by over $239 billion. meanwhile if you're out in places like oregon, rural oregon, the c.e.o. of asante health systems in oregon said the government option under the democrats place plan would be the death nell for hospitals

Greg Walden

1:50:48 to 1:51:06( Edit History Discussion )

Greg Walden: since i pays medicare ra which pay 76% of his hospital costs yet 52% of his patients are out of medicare. if it increases to 75% of their patient the hospital has to close its doors that plan does

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