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Amanda Swafford on Health Care

 

 


Government out of individual healthcare decisions

Q: Do you support or oppose expanding ObamaCare?

A: Oppose. Government should not be involved in individual medical decisions

Source: Email interview on 2014 GA Senate race with OnTheIssues , Oct 1, 2014

Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility

Question topic: It is the government's responsibility to be sure everyone has health care and a livable income.

Swafford: Strongly Disagree

Question topic: The Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) should be repealed by Congress.

Swafford: Strongly Agree

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 Georgia Senate race , Sep 30, 2014

Dramatically strengthen Health Savings Accounts

We can also bring more individuals back into the healthcare industry by deregulating physician's assistants and nurses. Not every ailment requires a visit to the doctor when it can be easily diagnosed and treated by trained and qualified professionals. Alternative healthcare options, including medicinal marijuana, should also be allowed equal entry to the market. This gives the individual more power and responsibility for making healthcare decisions.

We should also dramatically strengthen Health Savings Accounts. Incentives for healthcare under the current tax code should not depend on meeting special gross income thresholds engineered by Congress. And the FDA should be audited and possibly replaced with voluntary, free market groups made up of both industry and consumer driven organizations to monitor, protect and research what is actually demanded by those utilizing the goods & services produced.

Source: 2014 Georgia Senate campaign website, AmandaSwafford.net , Sep 30, 2014

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