Monday, October 20, 2014

The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Obama campaign says 89 million Americans ‘could’ be denied health coverage under Mitt Romney

The "Obama Truth Team" wants you to tell your Facebook friends: Bad things will happen if Mitt Romney repeals the Affordable Care Act. A recent image posted to the team’s Facebook page pairs photos of President Barack Obama and Romney under the label "The Choice." Then it contrasts two numbers. "Number of Americans who could be denied coverage if they have a pre-existing condition" under Obama? Zero. Under Romney? 89 million. Obama’s health care law forbids insurers from using someone’s health or lack of it to "determine eligibility, benefits or premiums." …

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