Jeff Lungren, Communications Director
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ALEXANDRIA, VA. November 3, 2009 – Galen Institute President Grace-Marie Turner issued the following statement about the House Republican health care plan released earlier today:
“The proposal is on the right track because it reflects the more targeted approach the public wants from the health reform effort. The American people know there are problems in our health sector that must be solved, but they want Congress to carefully consider changes with a step-by-step approach because the outcome is so consequential. They are frightened by Congress trying to do too much all at once in one 2,000-page bill costing $1.3 trillion. This more targeted approach will allow them to be consulted and engaged in the process of health reform.
“ The proposal unveiled today is organized around a vision of a patient-centered health sector that relies on true competition to make health care more affordable and accessible."