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Congressman Paul Mitchell

Representing the 10th District of Michigan

Health

Our health care system is in need of repair.  Obamacare is unaffordable and unsustainable.  Costs are rising while quality and choice of care are diminishing for Michigan families and businesses. Health insurance means little if those with it cannot find a doctor or afford their deductible or copays. 

I am focused on preserving protections for patients with pre-existing conditions, providing Americans with more choices, lower costs, and greater flexibility.   We will empower patients and doctors, increase choice and reduce costs. 

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October 17, 2017 Press Release

Shelby Twp., Michigan – Yesterday, Representative Mitchell (MI-10) led a roundtable discussion on the opioid crisis with local law enforcement and community health officials from across Michigan’s 10th District.  The discussion focused on how the federal government can better assist local officials as they work to keep our community safe from addiction.  Representative Mitchell released the following statement after the discussion:

July 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement after the Senate’s failure to act on health care reform:

“The health care system we have today is not working, and is not sustainable.  As I have said all along, people should have a choice in care.  Mandating that people have coverage and exactly what coverage they ought to have, violates consumers’ freedom to choose.  This approach has not worked.  That is why we made a commitment to the American people to institute real reform.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Paul Mitchell (MI-10) issued the following statement on passage of H.R. 1628 The American Health Care Act:

“The Affordable Care Act continues to collapse; premiums, copays, and deductibles continue to rise; and families continue to struggle. Doing nothing is not an option. 

I know from business; rarely can you achieve the ‘perfect’ deal. Perfect doesn’t exist in negotiation.  Over the past few weeks, changes have been made to improve the American Health Care Act. 

April 6, 2017 Video
March 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Paul Mitchell (MI-10) issued the following statement on efforts to restore health care in America:

“I, and many of my colleagues, committed during the election to fixing our broken health care system.  Despite today’s outcome, I remain fully committed to that objective.  We must continue to look for solutions, keeping in mind the damage that has been done to families, businesses, and health care by Obamacare.  I remain dedicated to restoring quality health care in America.”

March 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Paul Mitchell (MI-10) issued the following statement on H.R. 1628 The American Health Care Act:

“Like many of my colleagues, I ran for Congress with the promise of fixing our broken health care system.  The American Health Care Act is an important step toward restoring health care in America.

Obamacare continues to collapse, premiums, copays, and deductibles continue to rise, and families continue to struggle.  Doing nothing is not an option.

February 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Paul Mitchell (MI-10) released the following statement on the introduction of the Pre-Existing Conditions Protection Act of 2017, of which he is an original cosponsor:

“As we work to restore health care, it has always been a top priority of ours to ensure nobody is denied care because they are sick.  This measure will preserve protections for patients with pre-existing conditions.  It is an important step in the process of rebuilding health care in America,” said Congressman Mitchell.