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Trey Gowdy’s policies on healthcare issues

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Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition?

  Trey Gowdy votersNo, it is immoral to deny health insurance to people with pre-existing conditions

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs?

  Trey Gowdy votersNo, but shorten the lifespan of drug patents

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  Trey Gowdy votersYes, but only increase funding for personalized care instead of subsidizing pharmaceutical companies

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Trey Gowdy votersYes, but only for medical use

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Trey Gowdy votersNo


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Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)?

  Trey Gowdy votersNo

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

Should people be required to work in order to receive Medicaid?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare?

  Trey Gowdy votersNo, the government should not interfere with the free market

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals?

  Trey Gowdy votersNo, this would encourage drug use and lower funding for rehabilitation centers

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare?

  Trey Gowdy votersMore, veterans should be able to see any doctor of their choice