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Congressman Mike Bishop

Representing the 8th District of Michigan

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Health Care


America needs to develop common-sense health care reforms that not only respect families and the patient-doctor relationship, but also consider any and all opportunities to lower skyrocketing health care costs altogether.

As a member of the private sector, I saw firsthand how companies tried to grow and create more jobs – but they simply couldn’t due to the strangling grip of Obamacare. Small businesses have been forced into plans that cover less, with higher co-pays, higher deductibles and higher premiums. The current system is hurting our families and small businesses, and will continue to do so unless changes are made.

I look forward to working with my colleagues in the House to create a system that works for more Americans than the failures we’ve seen from Obamacare. We must put an end to the broken promises and ensure Americans have access to the high-quality, affordable health care they're after.

More on Health Care

March 31, 2017 Press Release
"MA retiree Coverage delivers proven care coordination and disease management activities, as well as comprehensive drug benefits that significantly reduce out-of-pocket costs for the most vulnerable retirees," said Bishop, Dingell and members of the Michigan delegation in a letter sent on Friday.
March 24, 2017 Press Release
"Obamacare will continue to collapse, and every single member of Congress has an obligation to come to the table and do something about it," said Bishop on Friday afternoon.
March 13, 2017 Press Release
"Republicans are following through on the promise to lower premiums, provide major tax relief and reduce the deficit with the American Health Care Act," said Bishop.
March 10, 2017 Video

Rep. Bishop speaks at the House Ways and Means markup about repealing and replacing Obamacare by sharing the impact Obamacare has had on real constituents of the 8th District who have reached out to his office for help.

March 8, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON – Congressman Mike Bishop (MI-08), a member of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee that has jurisdiction over the American Health Care Act, issued the following statement:

 

January 13, 2017 Press Release
"When a law has unintended consequences, Congress has an obligation to act – and every representative in Washington has a responsibility to be part of the solution," said Bishop.
November 30, 2016 Press Release
“I believe this is one of the most important pieces of legislation we will pass in the 114th Congress," said Bishop. "Diseases like cancer, Alzheimer’s, addiction, mental health disorders, and so many others are taking a toll on families with little relief in sight, but today’s passage of 21st Century Cures renews our hope."
September 29, 2016 Press Release
"We will never be able to undo these victims and families' pain, but today we learned we are that much closer to getting them the help they need," said Bishop.