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Hirsh Singh on Health Care

 

 


Repeal and replace ObamaCare

To make healthcare affordable, we must: Recognize that "ObamaCare" failed to deliver better care at lower costs and must be repealed and replaced; Implement a healthcare bill that puts doctors and patients first, not insurance companies; Make it a priority to reduce the cost of pharmaceuticals while ensuring consistent quality and safety
Source: 2020 New Jersey Senate website HirshSingh.com , Feb 5, 2020

Cap malpractice damages; limit frivolous lawsuits

Medical Malpractice & Tort Reform: New Jersey has one of the worst litigation environments in the country--which affects the healthcare industry and doctors specifically with frivolous lawsuits and exorbitant malpractice insurance. As Governor, I plan to address these issues in the following manner:
  • Work to cap malpractice damages.
  • Allow healthcare practitioners to recoup economic damages from frivolous lawsuits.
  • Introduce statute of limitation on claims to prevent abuses.
    Source: Ballotpedia.org Connection: 2020 New Jersey Senate race , Nov 1, 2017

    Strongly anti-universal coverage, according to AFA survey.

    Singh opposes the AFA survey question on universal coverage

    The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'It is the government's responsibility to ensure everyone has health insurance'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

    Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-5A on Sep 11, 2020

    Strongly pro-private insurance, according to AFA survey.

    Singh opposes the AFA survey question on eliminating private insurance

    The AFA inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'I support the elimination of private healthcare insurance'? Self-description: (American Family Association helps produce iVoterGuides): "Grounded in God; rooted in research"; they "thoroughly investigate candidates"; when they cannot "evaluate with confidence, they receive an 'Insufficient' rating" (& we exclude)

    Source: AFA Survey 20AFA-5B on Sep 11, 2020

    Other governors on Health Care: Hirsh Singh on other issues:
    NJ Gubernatorial:
    Barbara Buono
    Chris Christie
    Cory Booker
    Doug Steinhardt
    Jack Ciattarelli
    Joe Rullo
    John Wisniewski
    Kim Guadagno
    Phil Murphy
    Seth Kaper-Dale
    NJ Senatorial:
    Bob Hugin
    Cory Booker
    Jeff Chiesa
    Murray Sabrin
    Rich Pezzullo
    Rik Mehta
    Robert Menendez
    Stuart Meissner

    Gubernatorial Debates 2021:
    NJ:
    Murphy(D) vs.Ciattarelli(R)
    VA:
    Northam(D,term-limited) vs.Herring(D) vs.Chase(R) vs.Fairfax(D)

    Gubernatorial Debates 2019:
    KY:
    Bevin(R) vs.Goforth(R,lost primary) vs.Adkins(D,lost primary) vs.Beshear(D) vs.Edelen(D,lost primary)
    LA:
    Edwards(D) vs.Rispone(R) vs.Abraham(R) vs.Kennedy(R,declined)
    MS:
    Bryant(R,retiring) vs.Foster(R) vs.Hood(D) vs.Reeves(R) vs.Waller(R)

    Gubernatorial Debates 2020:
    DE: Carney(incumbent) vs.Williams(D) vs.Murray(R) vs.Bonini(C)
    IN: Holcomb(incumbent) vs.Melton(D) vs.Myers(D)
    MO: Parson(incumbent) vs.Galloway(D) vs.Neely(R)
    MT: Bullock(retiring) vs.Fox(R) vs.Perry(R) vs.Gianforte(R) vs.Stapleton(R) vs.Olszewski(R) vs.Neill(D) vs.Schreiner(D) vs.Cooney(D) vs.Williams(D)
    NC: Cooper(incumbent) vs.Forest(R) vs.Grange(R) vs.Pisano(C)
    ND: Burgum(incumbent) vs.Coachman(R) vs.Lenz(D)
    NH: Sununu(incumbent) vs.Volinsky(D) vs. fsFeltes(D)
    PR: Rossello(D) vs.Garced(D) vs.Pierluisi(D)
    UT: Herbert(retiring) vs.Huntsman(R) vs.Cox(R) vs.Burningham(R) vs.Newton(D) vs.Hughes(R) vs.Peterson(D)
    VT: Scott(incumbent) vs.Holcombe(D) vs.Zuckerman(D)
    WA: Inslee(incumbent) vs.Bryant(R) vs.Fortunato(R) vs.Culp(R)
    WV: Justice(incumbent) vs.Folk(R) vs.Thrasher(R) vs.Vanover(D) vs.Smith(D) vs.Ron Stollings(D) vs.Salango(D)
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