Healthcare Plan Revealed By Donald Trump

Last Wednesday Donald Trump, Republican presidential hopeful, posted his healthcare plan to his website, as well as tweeting about his ideas for reform.

His plan has seven points, and is intended to replace Obamacare. Trump’s plan would remove the individual mandate that requires Americans to have insurance. Insurance will also be able to be sold across state lines as long as it fulfills requirements of the state one is living in.

Trump went on to say that he feels Obamacare is “terrible”-

 “However, it is not enough to simply repeal this terrible legislation. We will work with Congress to make sure we have a series of reforms ready for implementation that follow free market principles and that will restore economic freedom and certainty to everyone in this country. By following free market principles and working together to create sound public policy that will broaden healthcare access, make healthcare more affordable and improve the quality of the care available to all Americans.”

Trump claims that his reform will lower healthcare costs for Americans, he plans to allow pharmaceuticals to be imported from overseas to create competition for American drug companies.

Martin, an engineering student, had this to say about the current healthcare system, and how he feels about Trump removing the mandate;

“His healthcare plan is way better than obamacare, he’s opening the door to competitive healthcare options, without threatening fines to purchase said healthcare. Requiring full plan transparency will drastically reduce insurance plan costs. Offering the benefit of deducting premiums from your taxes would allow a lot more people in the lower middle class(me) to afford healthcare plans annually.”

Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

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