Obama continues to defend Affordable Care Act

President Obama said he is "110 percent committed" to his healthcare law, pushing its benefits and urging consumers on Friday to ignore critics who are distorting the truth about the legislation, according to a report in The New York Times. The law, he said, creates universal health insurance coverage and would especially benefit women by providing access to mammograms and cancer screenings. "No one can be turned away from private insurance plans," he said. "If you're sick, you'll finally have the same chance to buy quality, affordable healthcare as everybody else."

Obama noted that despite GOP opposition, his administration would do everything in its power to make sure all Americans have access to care at a price they can afford. He also cautioned Americans that Republicans are spreading misinformation about the law. >> Read the full article at FierceHealthcare

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