The Affordable Care Act is Working in Texas - President Obama vs. Governor Perry

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The Affordable Care Act is Working in Texas - President Obama vs. Governor Perry

If you need any further proof that the Affordable Care Act is working in Texas, here's a simple compare and contrast between the policies of Texas Governor Rick Perry and those of President Barack Obama. Be sure to check back all week for more on how the Affordable Care Act is working in Texas, and sign our pledge defending the Affordable Care Act.

Health Care Coverage TODAY

  • ACA -  Already, over 6 million Texans have received improved benefit coverage thanks to changes from the Affordable Care Act. (Source - Progress Texas)
  • PERRY - "More than a quarter of Texans lack health insurance, the highest rate in the nation." (Source - L.A. Times)

Health Care Coverage TOMORROW

Health Care Coverage for Women

  • ACA - Texas women no longer have to face lifetime limits on their benefits, and new health care plans must cover family planning services. (Source - HealthCare.Gov)
  • PERRY - Perry's budget cut family planning services to nearly 300,000 women (Source - NPR), including cuts for cancer screenings. (Source - Texas Tribune)

Health Care Budgeting

The Affordable Care Act is working in Texas, and the only people who deny this are those conservative legislators who care more about politics than protecting our health care rights. Stay tuned all week to learn more about how the Affordable Care Act is working in Texas, and be sure to sign our pledge standing up in defense of the Affordable Care Act in Texas.

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