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Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition?

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Last answered 13 minutes ago

Pre-Existing Conditions Poll Results for Socialist

Yes

357 votes

4%

No

8,716 votes

96%

Distribution of answers submitted by Socialist.

3 Yes answers
2 No answers
0 overlapping answers

Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Mar 23, 2017. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.

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Learn more about Pre-Existing Conditions

In February 2017, Congressional Republicans issued a proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The proposed plan would use tax credits to finance individual insurance purchases and cut federal payments to states which have been used to expand Medicaid. Conservatives who oppose the ACA argue that the plan did not go far enough in removing the government’s role in health insurance. They demanded that the new plan should remove the ACA requirement that health insurers could not discriminate against individuals with pre-existing conditions. Under the ACA health insurers cannot deny coverage or charge higher premiums to individuals who have pre-existing conditions. Opponents argue that the requirement will raise costs for insurers and cause them to drop out of the ACA healthcare exchange. Proponents argue that it is immoral to ban people with pre-existing conditions from getting health insurance.  See recent Pre-Existing Conditions news

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