Our final look at how our government can help us in north San Luis Obispo county via the House Resolution (HR 3200) also titled "America’s Affordable Health Choices Act."Affordable is the keyword. It would provide significant benefits in the 22nd Congressional District represented by Congressman Kevin McCarthy. The district spans north San Luis Obispo county across to most of Kern county.
Up to 12,200 small businesses could receive tax credits to provide coverage to their employees;
10,200 seniors would avoid the donut hole in Medicare Part D;
1,300 families could escape bankruptcy each year due to unaffordable health care costs; health care providers would receive payment for $48 million in uncompensated care each year and
107,000 uninsured individuals would gain access to high-quality, affordable health insurance.