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Marcia Squier on Health Care

 

 


Expand ObamaCare towards universal health care

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Expand ObamaCare"?

A: Support--if this means universal health care, which I strongly support over health insurance laws requiring people to have policies.

Source: OnTheIssues interview on 2018 Michigan Senate race , Jul 19, 2017

Universal single-payer healthcare is the way to go

Q: What do you think about healthcare?

A: I really feel the move for single pay, in other words universal healthcare, Medicare for all, public option, all of those are the same thing and I think those are the way to go.

Source: YouTube video "Within Reason": 2018 Michigan Senate race , Mar 19, 2017

Repeal ObamaCare & replace with full coverage for all

Q: Do you think ObamaCare should be augmented or replaced? How would you change it? What would you replace it with?

Marcia Squier: I think the Affordable Care Act, ObamaCare, should be repealed. I would instead extend the age requirement for Medicare to include all ages of people, from cradle to grave. I would include full coverage for all, with income-based deductibles for care and prescriptions. I would also include dental, vision, mental health, and chiropractic care because we all need and deserve to be healthy and no one else should die because of a lack of health insurance.

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (Dem.): I support ObamaCare and think it is sound policy. I do believe that there are amendments that could be made to resolve some of the unintended consequences, particularly for small business owners. However, the republicans do not want do discuss improving ObamaCare, they continue to attempt to repeal it.

Source: VotersGuide on 2016 Michigan House race , Nov 1, 2016

Pro-universal coverage, according to AFA survey.

Squier supports the AFA survey question on universal coverage

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'It is the government's responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-5A on Sep 11, 2020

Pro-private insurance, according to AFA survey.

Squier opposes the AFA survey question on eliminating private insurance

The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-5B on Sep 11, 2020

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