"The 5:44" with Denis O'Hayer

A Talk with State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, on His Remarks about Pre-Existing Conditions

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens (right), speaking with WABE's Denis O'Hayer at the Commissioner's office in downtown Atlanta on December 5, 2013.
Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens (right), speaking with WABE's Denis O'Hayer at the Commissioner's office in downtown Atlanta on December 5, 2013.
Credit Jim Burress/WABE News

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is again taking criticism for something he said about the Affordable Care Act, which many people also call Obamacare.  At a recent meeting of GOP women in Evans, Hudgens compared coverage for pre-existing conditions to someone asking for auto insurance coverage after getting into a wreck.  In a conversation with WABE’s Denis O’Hayer, Hudgens said he used a bad analogy, but defended his criticism of the Affordable Care Act.

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