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Rep. Amodei On Possible ACA Changes

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Nevada's two Congressional Republicans have been confronted by protestors seeking answers on where they stand on a variety of issues, but most especially the Affordable Care Act, which the GOP has vowed to repeal. However, Nevada's Second District Congressman Mark Amodei says lawmakers need to examine the health care law piece-by-piece and evaluate each issue independently. 

"Wiping the whole thing out and starting over again invites that whole roll-out disaster that we had with the ACA, websties are crashing and all that other sort of stuff," says Amodei.

"Learn from that mistake. Break it up. Figure out what you're keeping [and] what you are getting rid of and replacing it with, but not on a global scale. Cut that down into some manageable stuff."

Nevada is one of more than 30 states that expanded Medicaid under the ACA. Amodei went on to say he would not vote for any plan that resulted in reducing coverage for anyone. 

Paul Boger is a former reporter at KUNR Public Radio.
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