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Rand Knight on Health Care

Democrat Challenger


Fully accessible health insurance for all Americans

One in five Americans, including nine million children, doesn't have health insurance.˙Fully accessible health insurance is a necessity we should be able to afford to all Americans. Knight will sponsor legislation to:
  1. Provide health insurance to children who are not covered under their parents' plans & oppose efforts to cut funding for SCHIP.
  2. End coverage denials by insurance companies for pre-existing conditions.
  3. Use government buying power to negotiate lower prescription dru prices and get answers as to why there has been price gouging. Many people in the US cannot afford the medicine they need and get sicker as a result. This is completely unacceptable. Additionally, the Medicare Prescription Drug plan should be fixed so that it is more user-friendly.
  4. Provide affordable medical care to impoverished communities --by funding clinics as well as practices which target underserved groups. The government must continue to support Medicare and Medicaid as well.
    Source: Campaign website, www.knightforsenate.com, "Issues" Jun 25, 2008

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    Page last updated: Dec 03, 2008