This is El Somanbulo’s territory. All I know is what I read in press releases.
State Representatives John Kowalko (25thDistrict) and Earl Jaques (27th District) announced they have filed HB 392, legislation that will provide Health Care coverage to all Delaware residents.
The legislation will provide universal health care coverage access through a system that will reduce administrative costs by minimizing and centralizing the current system that requires multiple payment forms and consists of medical decisions being rendered by insurance company bureaucrats with no medical background.
Both Representative Kowalko and Jaques have been working with House attorneys for more than a year and felt that release of the bill at this late stage of the session will give the public and other stakeholders an opportunity to examine the complexities of this subject matter over the next several months before a return to session.
Kowalko stated “it is time to move this issue from the realm of theoretical to the world of reality and I hope all interested parties will take this ample time to review every aspect of this proposal over the ensuing months”.
“Representative Jaques and I agreed that while some critics may allege that filing a bill this late in session is mere political rhetoric, the complexity and enormity of the challenge facing the uninsured and the soaring costs of health care demands a responsible plan be composed now. The fact that the Federal Health Reform mandates are imminent only adds a further sense of urgency to our responsibilities” said Kowalko.
Representative Jaques stated “a piece of complex legislation dealing with such a complex issue deserves to be thoroughly scrutinized and examined by the public, our colleagues and all with a vested interest in controlling medical costs in an efficient way. Everyone will have access to this bill to critique, suggest, agree or disagree so that in January we will be prepared to move forward responsibly and rapidly”.
Kowalko and Jaques both state they do not expect this bill to be passed this session. Which is good, because it won’t passed this session. Nothing will pass so long as Obamacare’s fate is undecided.