“While health care was not central to the 2016 Presidential campaign, the election’s outcome will be a major determining factor in the country’s future health care policy. A number of issues have garnered media attention, including the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), rising prescription drug costs, and the opioid epidemic.
President-elect Donald Trump has laid out different approaches to addressing these and other health care issues. Central among these is his position to fully repeal the ACA.”
See where he stands on six key health policy issues.
- Health Insurance Coverage and Costs
- Prescription Drugs
- The Opioid Epidemic
- Reproductive Health
Source: KaiserFamilyFoundation.org – November 9, 2016
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