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House Proceeding 11-04-09 on Nov 4th, 2009 :: 0:40:40 to 0:44:15
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Diane E. Watson

0:40:23 to 0:40:43( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: mr. hastings from washington. under the speaker's announced policy of january 6, 2009,, the gentlewoman from california, ms. , is recognized for 60 minutes as the designee of the majority leader.

Diane E. Watson

0:40:40 to 0:44:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Diane E. Watson

Diane E. Watson

0:41:00 to 0:41:20( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: ms. watson: mr. speaker, the affordable health care for america act, our house bill, 3962, will make health care affordable for middle class families, provide securitier for seniors, and guarantee access to health insurance coverage for

Diane E. Watson

0:41:21 to 0:41:43( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the uninsured. i'd like to go through these charts to let the viewing audience, americans, and particularly californians, know what will be provided by the quality health care for americans act. this is a blend of three

Diane E. Watson

0:41:44 to 0:42:04( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: different wills -- bills that came out of various committees in front of the out by the committee, amended, and now combined in one bill. our first interest is making health care affordable for the middle class families.

Diane E. Watson

0:42:05 to 0:42:25( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: we want to guarantee security for our seniors. we want responsibility to our children. and it will not add a dime to the deficit. the health insurance reform

Diane E. Watson

0:42:26 to 0:42:47( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: means ending discrimination for people who have pre-existing medical conditions. you can never be denied coverage because you have a pre-existing condition. no dropped coverage if you become sick. you know so many people get into

Diane E. Watson

0:42:48 to 0:43:09( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the health care system when they are acutely ill and that means they cannot go to work. then they find that they are having trouble paying their house note, paying their car note. even buying fo. and we want them to know that there will be no dropped coverage if you become ill or

Diane E. Watson

0:43:10 to 0:43:30( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: you lose your job. no co-pays for preventive care. and we want americans to go in and see their health care provider as often as they need to so they can stay healthy.

Diane E. Watson

0:43:31 to 0:43:52( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: we want to prevent conditions that require medical care. but if you should fall ill, you can be covered for your medical treatment. yearly caps on what you pay and no cap on what insurance companies pay. reing in health costs for

Diane E. Watson

0:43:53 to 0:44:13( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: families is one of our major targets. reing in health care costs for businesses and for government. people talk about not wanting government in betwe their doctor and themselves. just think about that statement. is medicare and medicaid?

Diane E. Watson

0:44:14 to 0:44:16( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: what is social security?

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