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Jacky Rosen on Health Care

 

 


Add public option and Medicaid buy-in to ObamaCare

Q: Support or Repeal Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as ObamaCare?

Dean Heller (R): Mostly repeal. Voted for several repeal measures, though against at least one. Prefers block grants to the states.

Jacky Rosen (D): Supports ACA but would like to add public option and chance to buy into existing Medicaid programs

Q: Healthcare: Require people to work to receive Medicaid?

Dean Heller (R): Cosponsored bill allowing states to impose work requirements.

Jacky Rosen (D): No.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Nevada Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Stabilize ObamaCare so premiums are reduced

Major issues this election cycle are health care, crime and veterans. Rosen and Heller both stated their avid support for military families. Rosen specifically says she is going to put major focus in Washington on stabilizing the Affordable Care Act.

"We're going to do everything we can to reduce those premiums so that no one will ever have to make the choice between taking their kid to the doctor and paying rent," Rosen says. "That is no choice."

Source: KOLO-8 News Now NBC on 2018 Nevada Senate race , Aug 24, 2018

Opposes repealing mandated health insurance.

Rosen opposes the CC survey question on nationalized healthcare

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Repealing the Nationalized Health Care System that Forces Citizens to Buy Insurance or Pay Fines' The Christian Coalition notes, "You can help make sure that voters have the facts BEFORE they cast their votes. We have surveyed candidates in the most competitive congressional races on the issues that are important to conservatives."

Source: Christian Coalition Survey 16_CC5 on Nov 8, 2016

Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act.

Rosen opposes the PVS survey question on ObamaCare

The Project Vote Smart Voter Guide inferred how candidates would respond to the question, 'Health Care: Do you support repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare")?' Project Vote Smart notes, "in response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These issue positions, from the year 2016, are provided [for candidates who] refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2016 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their parties and advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads."

Source: Political Courage Test 16PVS_Q5 on Nov 8, 2016

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