Donald Trump Releases Health Care Plan for all americans
Donald Trump Releases Health Care
U.S. Republican presidential front-runner candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled proposals for reforming U.S. healthcare that included repealing Obamacare, allowing prescription drugs to be imported, and turning the Medicaid program for the poor into block grants to states.
The plan also calls for the sale of health insurance plans across state lines, full deduction of health insurance premiums from income tax and adds: “We must also make sure that no one slips through the cracks simply because they cannot afford insurance.”
Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has released his healthcare platform, which the candidate claims “will broaden healthcare access, make healthcare more affordable and improve the quality of the care available to all Americans”.
Donald Trump Health Care Plan Points First
The repeal of the Affordable Care Act, more popularly known as Obamacare, as well as the individual mandate that requires Americans to purchase health insurance.
Allowing the sale of insurance across state lines by repealing the McCarran–Ferguson Act.
Allowing individuals to fully deduct health insurance premium payments from their taxes, as businesses can.
Allowing all individuals to use health savings accounts, rather than just those with high-deductible health plans.
Requiring “price transparency” from healthcare providers, including doctors, clinics and hospitals.
Turning Medicaid into a block grant to the states, decentralizing the social welfare program from federal control.
Removing “barriers to entry into free markets for drug providers that offer safe, reliable and cheaper products”, weakening control of the pharmaceutical industry and the Food and Drug Administration over drug testing, production and approval.