2020 Presidential Candidates Positions on Health Care Issues

This chart compares the two 2020 Presidential Candidate positions on key health care issues leading up to the 2020 election.

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As the 2020 Presidential campaign continues, Business Group on Health is tracking policy platforms and positions on key issues impacting employers health and welfare benefits. The chart provides a quick reference on President Trump (R-NY) and former Vice-President Biden (D-DE) positions on the following issues: Coverage Proposals, Transparency, Surprise Billing and Rx.

Candidate
Vice-President Biden (D)
President Trump (R)
Medicare for All Opposes Opposes
ACA Expansion (increased subsidies, "public option", etc.)
Supports
Opposes
ACA Elimination
Opposes
Supports
Alternative Private Coverage Options
Unclear Supports
Taxes on Employers/ER Coverage
Supports
Opposes
Health Care Price Transparency
Unclear
Supports
Ending Surprise Billing
Supports
Supports
HHS Secretary Negotiation of Rx Prices
Supports
Unlikely
International Price Index for RX
Supports Supports
Rx Reimportation
Supports Supports

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