GO FOR IT, REPUBLICANS: GOP Seeks to Repeal Health Care Reform Benefits


Tonight on the House Floor, Republicans applauded Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN) for calling for the repeal of health care reform. Watch the video here. As Republicans continue their call to take from Americans key benefits of health care reform, they have yet to state which of these popular provisions they would repeal:
 
• Ending discrimination against Americans with pre-existing conditions  [supported by 80% of Americans, Washington Post/ABC News poll, 2/8/10]
 
• Preventing insurance companies from dropping people when they get sick  [supported by 59% of Americans, Newsweek poll, 2/19/10]
 
• Setting up a competitive Exchange that gives Americans control and choice over their insurance  [supported by 81% of Americans, Newsweek poll, 2/19/10]
 
• Requirement that all businesses must offer private health insurance to their employees, and offering a tax credit to small businesses to help them do so  [supported by 75% of Americans, Newsweek poll, 2/19/10]
 
Closing the Medicare prescription drug ‘donut hole’ coverage gap  [supported by 60% of Americans, Kaiser poll, 1/22/10]
 
Covering dependents until the age of 26  [supported by 60% of Americans, Kaiser poll, 1/22/10]
 
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