WHO IS THE PEOPLE'S CHAMP ON HEALTHCARE?

THE EVERS/BARNES AGENDA

  • Supports Badgercare for All legislation
  • Supports accepting federal Medicaid expansion dollars so that thousands can find affordable health insurance
  • Supports investing in preventive health programs, especially those for Wisconsin women, that have been de-funded over the last seven years
  • Supports stabilizing health insurance markets and bringing down costs – including prescription drug prices
  • Supports extending protections for people with pre-existing health conditions

THE WALKER/KLEEFISCH AGENDA

  • Opposes Badgercare for All legislation
  • Turned down $1 billion in Medicaid funding
  • Proposed a 10 percent jump in premiums for people without self-insurance
  • Signed a bill that prohibits state health insurance plans for public employees from covering abortion procedures with some exceptions
  • Walker has been a longtime proponent of repealing the federal health care law that provides protections for people with pre-existing conditions