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Issue Position: Health Care

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What Hank has done:

-As Southeast Regional Whip, helped lead passage of President Obama's historic health care reform legislation.

-As Chairman of the Competition Policy Subcommittee, coauthoried provisions of the health care reform legislation in the House of Representatives that removed the insurance industry's immunity to anti-trust regulation.

-Aggressively defended Georgia's critical PeachCare children's healthcare program.

-Voted for the successful bill which directs the federal government to negotiate lower Medicare drug prices with pharmaceutical companies.

What Hank will do:

-Ensure that the health care reform legislation is implemented such that it protects consumers and empowers ordinary Americans seeking affordable health insurance.

-Continue to pursue additional funds for Georgia's critical PeachCare program.

-Continue to support a public option to counter insurance industry price gouging.

-Continue to support legislative efforts to combat threats to public health worldwide.

-Continue to support investment in health care research.


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