Update: President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act in to law March 23, 2010, giving hard working families the security they deserve by holding insurance companies accountable, lowering health care costs, giving Americans more freedom and control in their health care choices, and improving their quality of care.

Reform will expand your choices, not limit them

Linda Douglass of the White House Office of Health Reform answers a question from outside the recent town hall in New Hampshire on whether any government involvement in health care will end up limiting choices for consumers. This is a myth: even the addition of a public option will be just that – another option –and will not eliminate any choices to the consumer. To the contrary, this would bring down costs and expand choice.