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  • Congressman Blum's Statement on AHCA Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on May 4, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    “Obamacare is collapsing. In Iowa the two largest insurers have already announced their departure from the market, and the third and final insurer is on the verge of leaving as well. This could leave over 70,000 Iowans with zero options for health insurance - it's clear that something needs to be done. The AHCA will stabilize the market, lower premiums for Iowans, increase choices, reduce taxes, and protect people who have pre-existing conditions. I withheld my support - against the wishes of m... Read more

  • Congressman Blum's Statement on Pulling of AHCA
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    "I support the President’s decision to pull the AHCA bill today. Throughout this process, I have been consistent in stating that the main goal of any reform bill must be to make healthcare more affordable for hardworking American families. Unfortunately, the AHCA fell short of that goal, and for that reason I could not support it. I believe Congress should slow down and discuss in an open and transparent manner the best solutions to address the real problem: the unsustainably high cost of health... Read more

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