As part of the Better Way health care agenda, we laid out a plan to accelerate the development of cutting-edge cures and treatments. Right now, there are 10,000 known diseases, but we only have treatments for 500 of them. The 21st Century Cures Act, which the House will take up today, seeks to close this gap. Its passage would mean:

Since news broke that Obamacare premiums will rise by double digits next year, we’ve been waiting for the law's defenders to level with the American people. Instead, their emotions have been all over the place: Guilt. Laughter. Denial. Blame.

In this week’s Republican address, Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) discusses the #BetterWay alternative to Obamacare—one that, instead of imposing higher costs and limited choices, offers affordable, reliable health care.

In a nation of 323 million people, it makes no sense for one federal bureaucracy to dictate Americans' health insurance plans. But that’s exactly what Obamacare does, and it is not working. 

There is a better way. 

Our plan gives you more control so you can choose the plan that best meets your needs—not Washington’s mandates. We will:


President Obama recently compared his health care law to a Samsung Galaxy Note 7. He's right: this disastrous law is blowing up, but at least you can return the phone.
We need to repeal Obamacare and replace it with patient-centered reforms—and our plan does just that. It’s a step-by-step approach that ensures every American has access to quality, affordable health care. We believe people should have more choice—and more control—over their health care needs, and not be under the thumb of Washington bureaucrats.
This VA continues to be a national embarrassment under President Obama’s failed leadership.

Yesterday, Speaker Ryan delivered an address to The Economic Club of New York to discuss #BetterWay—a bold agenda to tackle our country’s biggest challenges.

You can have a system in America where everyone has access to affordable healthcare, including people with pre-existing conditions, without a costly government takeover or double-digit premium increases.

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