Health care will dominate the 2020 elections. It’s the top issue for millions of voters. And the two parties couldn’t be farther apart.
Many Democrats want to establish a Medicare for All system or a “public option” to enable the government to expand coverage and drive down health-care costs. Meanwhile, many Republicans want to strike down the Affordable Care Act and its regulations in the hopes that less government and more competition will reduce costs.
Partisans can argue about the merits of each approach until they’re blue in the face. But there’s no question that both proposals would prove enormously disruptive, take years to fully implement, and potentially leave some Americans worse off.
Fortunately, there are many ways to improve all patients' access to care. One of which costs nothing. And it enjoys bipartisan support.
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