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Obamacare 'Strike Team' Member: People Losing Their Plans Is a 'Good Thing'

1:12 PM, Dec 6, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Rep. Matt Cartwright, a member of President Obama's Obamacare "strike team," says it's a "good thing" that people are losing their old health care plans:

"Because a lot of those people, they did have policies that didn't meet the minimum standards. That's just not a theoretical discussion. There's a reason you have minimum standards. There are people out there who have insurance that's really an illusion of coverage. They have immense deductibles, they have annual and lifetime caps. There's so many people out there with what I call phony insurance policies and the fact that they're going to lose those policies sooner or later I think is a good thing, because what we're up to here is we are strengthening the health care system in this country," said Rep. Cartwright of Pennsylvania.

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