Guadagno, Murphy Share Similar Sentiments Regarding U.S. Healthcare

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New Jersey's major party gubernatorial candidates Phil Murphy and Kim Guadagno had the spotlight to share their views on healthcare in the state at a healthcare forum.

Both candidates for governor spoke to officials in the industry to address key issues regarding the current healthcare climate. The big topic on Wednesday, July 19th, was the candidates' positions on the Affordable Care Act, which both agreed should not be pulled completely, just fixed, as many rely on it including the economy.

"We cannot, in good conscience, pull the rug out from under them," said Guadagno, Republican gubernatorial candidate. "We need to provide for them coverage for preexisting conditions. We need to provide for them some sense that they can pick their own doctors, and we need to provide for them, because we promised it, affordable care."

"So, it's not just important talking about the provision of healthcare, but how sensible and helpful the Affordable Care Act has been, [and] also how important healthcare is to the economy," said Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy. 

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