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The Pre-Existing Conditions Problem(Guest: Dr. Jane Orient, MD)

November 6, 2018

Dr. Jane Orient, MD discusses the current state of insurance coverage regarding those with pre-existing conditions.

Dr. Jane Orient has a frank discussion with Heartland’s Managing Editor Sarah Lee on the insurance market before Obamacare. The two discuss what options the states have in the form of reinsurance programs and high-risk pools. Dr. Orient tries to tackle the issue as voting begins in the midterms. Dr. Orient covers how Democrat candidates run on platforms suggesting the GOP has no plan to cover the most vulnerable and keep premiums low at the same time.

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Jane M. Orient, M.D. is executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons and president of Doctors for Disaster Preparedness. @jorient
Sarah Lee is a policy advisor for health care and a host of Heartland's Health Care News podcast.