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The Health 202: Republicans want to look like pioneers on preexisting conditions protections
Washington Post

Republicans who say they hate Obamacare are scrambling to introduce legislation protecting Americans with preexisting conditions. But it’s precisely because of the health-care law that they embraced such protections in the first place.

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), one of the Senate’s most vulnerable Republicans in 2020, reintroduced a bill this week banning health insurers from refusing coverage to such patients, charging them more or denying coverage for their specific treatment — protections already extended in the Affordable Care Act.