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Nation’s Largest Health Insurer Will Preserve Key Obamacare Provisions, Regardless Of Supreme Court Ruling
Regardless of what the Supreme Court decides this month as to the Constitutionality of Obamacare, UnitedHealthcare will retain the policy of allowing kids to stay on their parents’ insurance until they’re 26.
In an official statement, their president and chief executive said: “The protections we are voluntarily extending are good for people’s health, promote broader access to quality care and contribute to helping control rising health care costs.”
Whaaat? Obamacare is good for private insurers AND for patients? Wow, it’s almost like it’s a good thing for our country. Shocker.
Opinion was written by ultraconservative judge. More coverage to come @ThinkProgress
When the GOP supported birth control: Letter from George H. W. Bush shows he was pro-Planned Parenthood.
As Jodi Jacobson notes, Republicans were supportive of women’s health programs and family planning long before they denounced it. In May of 1972, then-UN ambassador George H.W. Bush wrote a letter to “Alan Guttmacher (founder of the Guttmacher Institute) congratulating him on creation of a ‘family planning’ stamp commemorating (gasp!!) Margaret Sanger.”
Source: Institute of Medicine
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer: But congressman, are you saying that society should just let him die?
Audience: [shouts of “yeah!”]