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Barry Grissom on Health Care

 

 


Focus on expanding health care access and affordability

[Grissom opponent Barbara] Bollier called the unaffordability and inaccessibility of healthcare a top issue. Her focus on health could draw her into the debate among Democrats over Medicare For All--the idea that Medicare, which provides health coverage to older people, should be expanded to cover all or nearly all Americans.

"I am not supportive of Medicare For All mandates. That is not the way to go. I support maintaining Medicare and finding a path to have a public option that people can buy into," Bollier said, adding that people should be able to keep their private insurance if they are happy with it.

Bollier's support for a public option appears to be a difference between her and Grissom, a former U.S. attorney who said he wanted to focus on expanding health care access and affordability when he announced his Senate bid in July.

Source: Wichita Eagle on 2020 Kansas Senate race , Oct 16, 2019

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