Capps Highlights Santa Barbara Family’s Health Care Predicament

Capps Highlights Santa Barbara Family’s Health Care Predicament

Noozhawk | January 6, 2011 | By Ashley Schapitl

Rep. Lois Capps, D-Santa Barbara, spoke out Thursday against the Republican move to immediately repeal the newly passed health insurance reform law.

She highlighted the story of how the Strong family of Santa Barbara — daughter Gwendolyn was born healthy but was diagnosed with the terminal disease spinal muscular atrophy at 6 months old — has benefited from the implementation of this law, specifically the elimination of lifetime caps on coverage. A copy of Capps’ remarks is included below.

Click HERE or on the image below to read more or see below for the YouTube video of Capps’ remarks on the House floor…



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