(House of Representatives - June 20, 2012)

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                               OPTION ACT

  (Mr. BROUN of Georgia asked and was given permission to address the 
House for 1 minute and to revise and extend his remarks.)
  Mr. BROUN of Georgia. Madam Speaker, ObamaCare has not taken full 
effect yet, but it is already crippling our country and our economy: 
premiums are rising; businesses are shedding jobs; doctors and patients 
are constantly dealing with a third party making health care 
decisions--and that's the Federal Government.
  Fortunately, the Supreme Court has some of these same concerns about 
ObamaCare; and, hopefully, they will strike down both the individual 
mandate and the entire law. However the Court rules, though, ObamaCare 
must go.
  In the GOP Doctors Caucus, we know that the American health care 
system needs some serious surgery. We have brought forth many ideas to 
do just that. For example, my OPTION Act will revitalize American 
health care, not through government interference but by giving doctors 
and patients full control over their dollars and their decisions. When 
ObamaCare falls, my bill stands ready to provide the health care relief 
that Americans both want and need.
  I hope my colleagues on both sides of the aisle will look to the 
OPTION Act as the example of what real reform looks like.