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  • The President Speaks on Health Care Reform at the Catholic Health Association Conference

    “I am not the first President to take up this cause, but I am determined to be the last,” said President Barack Obama.

    The President spoke on Health Care Reform at the Catholic Health Association Conference on June 9, 2015.

    After nearly a century of work, Heath Care legislation ended its journey on the President's desk on March 23, 2010.

    Since then, health reform in America has been the law of the land and after more than five years under this law 16.4 million Americans have gained health coverage.

    129 million people who could have otherwise been denied or faced discrimination now have access to coverage.--129 million Americans.

    Health care prices have risen at the slowest rate in nearly 50 years. And it will live on as a legacy achievement not just of this administration, but of all those who fought for it for so many years.