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Chele Farley on Health Care

 

 


Medicare public option amounts to socialized medicine

They disagreed on Medicare-for-all and the new tax bill, with Gillibrand saying she supports improving the health care system, including expanding Medicare.

"I believe people should have access to the life-saving health care that they need," she said. "So I believe in Medicare for all, because if you have a not-for-profit public option, if you had a system where you could have access to the healthcare that you need, you would have the ability to have preventive care and people with pre-existing conditions would be able to get the coverage they want."

Farley argued that health care costs are spiraling out of control and that Gillibrand's proposals amount to socialized medicine. "What she is proposing means that no one will be allowed to have employer health care," Farley said. "If you like your health care, will you be able to keep it? The answer is no."

Source: ABC-7 Eyewitness News on 2018 New York Senatorial debate , Oct 25, 2018

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