REFERENCES PREGNANT CASTRO VALLEY WOMAN WHO INSURERS DEEMED HAD ‘PRE-EXISTING CONDITION’
House Republicans voted to repeal President Obama’s health care reform bill, but without the entire California Congressional delegation. Three Democrats voted for the appeal today. The bills heads to the Senate after the 245-189 vote, which is likely to stall in the Democrat-controlled Senate.
In his floor speech this afternoon, Rep. Pete Stark mentioned the plight of a 26-year-old Castro Valley woman who, he says, health insurers deemed her pregnancy as a “pre-existing condition.” The determination forced her scurrying for health insurance. Below is Stark’s full speech: