Long Murray listen to concerns about health care

first_imgAmid the final days of election season, Democrat Carolyn Long was joined by Sen. Patty Murray to talk health care with providers and patients impacted by the Affordable Care Act.Although the event was related to campaigning — and specifically Long’s bid for the 3rd Congressional District — the concerns that were shared echoed those shared daily by Clark County residents.Mostly, the nine members of the roundtable were concerned they would lose access to health care, or the patients they serve would suffer if efforts to dismantle the ACA continue.“My opponent has a bill to protect people with pre-existing conditions, but we have a law,” Long said. “It’s called the Affordable Care Act.”Long and Murray, D-Wash., heard from organ transfer recipients, cancer survivors and doctors alike Tuesday during the roundtable held in a boardroom at DiscoverOrg.last_img read more