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Mark Harris on Health Care

 

 


Replace ObamaCare with market-based patient-driven reform

Q: Healthcare: Support or Repeal Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as ObamaCare?

Dan McCready (D): Support. Keep but repair. Stand up to big drug companies to lower prescription costs. Strengthen Medicare. Stop insurance companies from continually raising premiums.

Mark Harris (R): Repeal. Congress must keep its promise to repeal & replace ObamaCare. "Need reform that is market based & patient driven," that would foster competition.

Source: CampusElect.org 2018 Issue Guides: Congress NC-9th district , Oct 9, 2018

Market-based and patient driven reform

Q: It is the government's responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.

A: Strongly Disagree

Q: How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

A: We need to look at reform that is market-based and patient driven. A market-based approach would foster competition and empower individuals to make personal healthcare decisions between them and their doctor. Opening the market up to buy insurance across state lines and encouraging HSA's should be at the heart of any major healthcare reform. As a pastor, I've seen the devastating effect of ObamaCare on small businesses and individuals.

Source: Heritage Alliance iVoterGuide on 2018 House NC-9 race , Sep 9, 2018

Health insurance is not a government responsibility

Q: It is the government's responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.

A: Strongly Disagree

Source: Heritage Alliance iVoterGuide on 2018 House NC-9 race , Sep 9, 2018

More prevention; avoid using emergency room for primary care

Q: How would you address the health care coverage gap for the poor and near poor residents of rural NC?

Mark Harris: Healthcare and bad health outcomes are problems facing every state in the union. Access to healthcare is something that many people deal with, and poorer and more rural areas deal with this problem more acutely than others. We need to search for solutions that emphasize prevention and mental health care over using emergency rooms as primary care physicians.

Source: League of Women Voters 2018 House NC-9 Questionnaire , Sep 9, 2018

Repeal healthcare mandate, according to CC survey.

Harris supports the CC survey question on healthcare mandate

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Repealing the Nationalized Health Care System that Forces Citizens to Buy Insurance ' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-5 on Jul 1, 2018

2021-22 Governor, House and Senate candidates on Health Care: Mark Harris on other issues:
NC Gubernatorial:
Al Pisano
Dan Forest
Holly Grange
Pat McCrory
Roy Cooper
NC Senatorial:
Cal Cunningham
Chris Rey
Deborah Ross
Eric Mansfield
Garland Tucker
Paul Wright
Richard Burr
Sandy Smith
Sean Haugh
Thom Tillis
Republican Freshman class of 2021:
AL-1: Jerry Carl(R)
AL-2: Barry Moore(R)
CA-8: Jay Obernolte(R)
CA-50: Darrell Issa(R)
CO-3: Lauren Boebert(R)
FL-3: Kat Cammack(R)
FL-15: Scott Franklin(R)
FL-19: Byron Donalds(R)
GA-9: Andrew Clyde(R)
GA-14: Marjorie Taylor Greene(R)
IA-2: Mariannette Miller-Meeks(R)
IA-4: Randy Feenstra(R)
IL-15: Mary Miller(R)
IN-5: Victoria Spartz(R)
KS-1: Tracey Mann(R)
KS-2: Jake LaTurner(R)
LA-5: Luke Letlow(R)
MI-3: Peter Meijer(R)
MI-10: Lisa McClain(R)
MT-0: Matt Rosendale(R)
NC-11: Madison Cawthorn(R)
NM-3: Teresa Leger Fernandez(D)
NY-2: Andrew Garbarino(R)
NY-22: Claudia Tenney(R)
OR-2: Cliff Bentz(R)
PR-0: Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon(R)
TN-1: Diana Harshbarger(R)
TX-4: Pat Fallon(R)
TX-11: August Pfluger(R)
TX-13: Ronny Jackson(R)
TX-17: Pete Sessions(R)
TX-22: Troy Nehls(R)
TX-23: Tony Gonzales(R)
TX-24: Beth Van Duyne(R)
UT-1: Blake Moore(R)
VA-5: Bob Good(R)
WI-5: Scott Fitzgerald(R)
Incoming Democratic Freshman class of 2021:
CA-53: Sara Jacobs(D)
GA-5: Nikema Williams(D)
GA-7: Carolyn Bourdeaux(D)
HI-2: Kai Kahele(D)
IL-3: Marie Newman(D)
IN-1: Frank Mrvan(D)
MA-4: Jake Auchincloss(D)
MO-1: Cori Bush(D)
NC-2: Deborah Ross(D)
NC-6: Kathy Manning(D)
NY-15: Ritchie Torres(D)
NY-16: Jamaal Bowman(D)
NY-17: Mondaire Jones(D)
WA-10: Marilyn Strickland(D)

Republican takeovers as of 2021:
CA-21: David Valadao(R) defeated T.J. Cox(D)
CA-39: Young Kim(R) defeated Gil Cisneros(D)
CA-48: Michelle Steel(R) defeated Harley Rouda(D)
FL-26: Carlos Gimenez(R) defeated Debbie Mucarsel-Powell(D)
FL-27: Maria Elvira Salazar(R) defeated Donna Shalala(D)
IA-1: Ashley Hinson(R) defeated Abby Finkenauer(D)
MN-7: Michelle Fischbach(R) defeated Collin Peterson(D)
NM-2: Yvette Herrell(R) defeated Xochitl Small(D)
NY-11: Nicole Malliotakis(R) defeated Max Rose(D)
OK-5: Stephanie Bice(R) defeated Kendra Horn(D)
SC-1: Nancy Mace(R) defeated Joe Cunningham(D)
UT-4: Burgess Owens(R) defeated Ben McAdams(D)

Special Elections 2021-2022:
CA-22: replacing Devin Nunes (R, SPEL summer 2022)
FL-20: replacing Alcee Hastings (D, SPEL Jan. 2022)
LA-2: Troy Carter (R, April 2021)
LA-5: Julia Letlow (R, March 2021)
NM-1: Melanie Stansbury (D, June 2021)
OH-11: Shontel Brown (D, Nov. 2021)
OH-15: Mike Carey (R, Nov. 2021)
TX-6: Jake Ellzey (R, July 2021)
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