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Presidential Candidates on #Healthcare?

By | Advocate, Caregiver, Consumer, ePatient | One Comment

How do I research presidential candidate views on healthcare? What if I google each candidate’s web site?

Donald Trump has a Positions page on reforming the VA Medical System. Much hyperbole, but he does say: Under a Trump Administration, all veterans eligible for VA health care can bring their veteran’s ID card to any doctor or care facility that accepts Medicare to get the care they need immediately.

Bernie Sanders has an issue pages for Fighting to Lower Prescription Drug Prices (allow Medicare to negotiate with drug companies, allow Americans to buy from Canada, require price and cost transparency, prohibit deals that keep generic drugs off the market, plus more). Elsewhere he has advocated for universal national health insurance. Bernie has the most substance. Read More