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Kendra Horn on Health Care

 

 


COVID: we have to listen to advice of public health experts

[On the coronavirus pandemic]: "In order to get through this, we have to listen to the advice of public health experts. Those who understand how this virus works. This is not a political issue. It's not a partisan issue. But listening to the advice of our public health experts means wearing a mask, maintaining social distance, and doing the thing we know help prevent the spread," Horn said. "We know mask requirements work. We've seen it right here in Oklahoma City."
Source: Fox 25 on 2022 Oklahoma Senate race , Oct 20, 2020

Healthcare is a right; build on present system

[On Medicare and ObamaCare]: "Healthcare is a right for all of us, not a privileged reserved for the few but I also know we don't need to throw out the entire system and start from scratch," Horn said. "I know we can and should improve upon the system we have."
Source: Fox 25 on 2022 Oklahoma Senate race , Oct 20, 2020

Expand Medicaid; lower prescription prices

Kendra believes health care is a right, not a privilege. We should lower the price of prescription drugs, big insurance companies shouldn't be able to impose lifetime caps, and families should be able to keep their children covered under their insurance until they are at least 26. Mental illness and addiction treatment need to be taken just as serious as other health care matters. Oklahoma is missing out on hundreds of millions of our own tax dollars because we refuse to expand Medicaid.
Source: 2018 OK-5 House campaign website KendraHornForCongress.com , May 13, 2020

Focus on improving access to health case

Q: What is your political philosophy?

A: Kendra Horn wants to focus on improving access to health case, guaranteeing equal pay for equal work, and giving every child the opportunity to receive a first-class public education. She believes that Congress is in need of innovative thinking that puts communities first and works towards compromise instead of extreme partisanship.

Source: Ballotpedia 2018 House biography submission: OK-5 , Sep 9, 2018

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