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Friday, June 26, 2020
While Republicans have claimed the bill would protect those with pre-existing conditions, it is a “false promise” that “falls far short of its purported goal,” and fails to include protections like prohibiting lifetime or annual limits — meaning people with pre-existing conditions could see their benefits run out.
Daines has voted repeatedly to gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and to expand “junk” insurance plans which are not required to cover pre-existing conditions. Daines and his fellow Republicans have yet to offer an alternative to the ACA that wouldn’t reduce current protections for people with pre-existing conditions.
“Daines continues making a last-ditch effort to gloss over his abysmal record of fighting for his insurance industry donors, at the expense of hard-working Montanans,” said MDP Communications Advisor Christina Wilkes. “Montanans know this pathetic effort to rewrite his history of working to gut health care protections is too little, too late.”
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