04 Dec '11, 11am

Santorum: Insurers Should Discriminate Against People With Pre-Existing Conditions | Care2 Causes

Santorum: Insurers Should Discriminate Against People With Pre-Existing Conditions | Care2 Causes

Rick Santorum sounded like a representative from the health insurance industry when he addressed a small group of high school students in Merrimack, New Hampshire yesterday morning. The former Pennsylvania senator not only defended insurers for denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions, he also argued that individuals who are sick should pay higher premiums because they cost more money to insure: SANTORUM: I had insurance under my employer. And when I decided to run for president, I left my job, I lost my insurance, I had to go out and buy insurance on the open market. We have a child who has a pre-existing condition and we went out and we said, we like this plan…we have to pay more because she has a pre-existing condition. Well, we should pay more. She’s going to be very expensive to the insurance company and, you know, that cost is passed along to us…I’m ok...

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