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Karin Housley on Health Care

 

 


Buy health insurance like we do our car insurance

Calling it "one of the greatest failures of the Obama administration," Housley criticized ObamaCare: "One-size-fits-all from Washington, D.C., didn't work," Housley said. "We have to create a better health care system that doesn't increase costs and it needs to be done right away."

Housley said the system in place in Minnesota prior to ObamaCare was imperfect, but far superior to its successor. "It needed some tweaks," said Housley. "But to turn it all on its head and all the bureaucracy--then another layer of bureaucracy, when Dayton and Smith created MnSure, that $90 million failure on top of it, it dug into people's pocket books."

Instead, Housley said, the state of Minnesota and the nation as a whole should look at moving back toward a free-market system--"Where you buy health insurance like we do our car insurance," she said--or implementing a employer-based health saving plans.

Source: Brainerd Dispatch: 2017-8 Minnesota Special Senate Election , Jul 31, 2018

Examine and revamp failed health investigations

Sen. Housley is a strong advocate for seniors. During the hearing, she said "How long did the DOH know this was going on and cover it up? I have to say it's been disappointing to learn what's been happening for the last I don't know how many years." The acting commissioner replied "We openly acknowledge that in recent years the Office of Health Facility Complaints really has not met the reasonable and appropriate expectations when it comes to investigating maltreatment complaints."
Source: LetFreedomRingBlog.com on 2017-8 Minnesota special election , Jan 28, 2018

Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey.

Housley supports the CC survey question on healthcare mandate

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Repealing the Nationalized Health Care System that Forces Citizens to Buy Insurance ' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-5 on Jul 1, 2018

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