Majority of GOP voters support pre-existing condition coverage
A poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation showed 7 in 10 people think insurance companies should not be permitted to deny coverage because of a person’s medical history.
By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News|June 27, 2018 at 10:46 AM
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Even as many Republicans continue to back a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a majority of GOP voters want to retain a core consumer protection of the law that prohibits insurers from denying care or charging more to people with histories of health problems, according to a poll released Wednesday.
The requirement that insurers treat people with pre-existing conditions the same as those with pristine health histories allowed the law to expand coverage to millions of previously uninsurable people starting in 2014.
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