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State Journal-Register: Time for new representative in LaHood’s district

There are many problems with the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed last week by House Republicans, but this letter focuses on pre-existing conditions. The AHCA as proposed would allow states to request waivers of pre-existing conditions protections. A state waiver would place people with pre-existing conditions into high-risk pools, likely making health care unaffordable for many, and therefore inaccessible, causing these individuals to lose coverage. This could possibly result in many avoidable deaths to Illinois citizens.

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