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The quick guide to America’s 2016 Presidential candidates stances on healthcare issues

Complete list of the 2016 Presidential candidate political stances on healthcare issues

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s political views on healthcare issues

Donald Trump is President elect of the United States. Trump was a New York City based real estate developer, television personality and author. Trump is an alumnus of Fordham University and the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce.

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: No, open the markets so insurers can compete across state lines and reduce costs Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

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Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes, but only for medical use Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: More Source

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Donald Trump’s answer: I don't know enough about this. 

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s political views on healthcare issues

Hillary Clinton was the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Clinton served as United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, a U.S. Senator from New York State from 2001 to 2009 and First Lady of the United States under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. Clinton is an alumna of Wellesley College and Yale Law School.

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton has not answered this question yet. Would you like to suggest their answer?

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, but only for medical use Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes, and the government should regulate the price of all prescription drugs Source

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Less Source

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Hillary Clinton’s answer: Yes Source

Jill Stein

Jill Stein’s political views on healthcare issues

Jill Stein was the Green Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Stein is a physician and was a candidate for the Governor of Massachusetts in 2002 and 2010. Stein is an alumna of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

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Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it  Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, and we should socialize medicine and healthcare Source

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes, but I prefer switching to a single payer healthcare system  Source

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Less Source

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Jill Stein’s answer: Yes Source

Gary Johnson

Gary Johnson’s political views on healthcare issues

Gary Johnson was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Johnson served as the governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003. Johnson is an alumnus of the University of New Mexico –Albuquerque.

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, government should not be involved in healthcare Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, and the government should not be involved in health insurance Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: Yes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, and the government should never regulate prices of private businesses Source

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, and each state should decide their own level of coverage Source

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: More, veterans should be able to see any doctor of their choice Source

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Gary Johnson’s answer: No, the government should not interfere with the free market Source

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