Walden Introduces Bill Protecting Individuals With Preexisting Conditions
February 16, 2017
House Energy & Commerce Chair Greg Walden (R-OR) introduced a bill that would prevent individuals from being denied insurance based on their health status when the Affordable Care Act is repealed. But Democrats said Republicans should not repeal the ACA if they want to protect individuals with pre-existing conditions. The legislation was introduced after House Republicans floated a health care policy brief that lays out their plan to repeal and replace the ACA. The brief says individuals with pre-existing conditions...
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