Ted Strickland on Health Care

Last Updated : Aug 16, 2010

Summary

Governor Strickland supports expanded state health care programs that provide assistance for health care to people who make up to 3 times the poverty level, and allowing "children" up to the age of 28 to be covered under their parent's health insurance. He supported the 2009 health care reform legislation.

While in Congress, Ted Strickland voted against the Medicaid Part D prescription drug plan.

 

Access to Health Care

 

2009 Reform Bill

In March of 2010, Governor Strickland spoke about his support for the 2009 reform legislation.

 

Unfunded Mandates

 

Official Website Statements

 

 

Campaign Website Statements

 

Voting Record

Medicare Part D - Final Vote

After the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 passed the Senate, it came back for a final vote in the House. It passed the House in final form 220-215. Ted Strickland voted against medicare part D when it passed the House in final form.

Ted Strickland voted against medicare part D when it passed the House in final form.

Medicare Part D

The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 is sometimes called Medicare Part D. It was a sweeping reform that created plans for the senior citizens to purchase prescription drugs. The bill iniitially passed the House 216-215. Ted Strickland voted against Medicare Part D.

Ted Strickland voted against Medicare Part D.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-109; Bill Number-H R 2177; Healthcare Enhancement for Local Public Safety Retirees Act of 2005 or the HELPS Retirees Act of 2005 - Cosponsor

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow retired public safety officers to elect an annual exclusion from gross income up to $5,000 for distributions from governmental retirement plans for the payment of accident or health insurance or long-term care insurance.

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