The Primary Difference Between Hillary Clinton ( D ) And Donald Trump

774 Words Sep 30th, 2016 4 Pages
The time to elect the next president of the United States of America has arrived. As with each presidential election cycle the candidates from each party make their intended policies available to the general public. This is done to aid the voters in making an informed decision when it comes time to cast a ballot. Potential voters are encouraged to research each candidate’s stance on a given topic, healthcare for example. Knowing where a candidate stands helps the potential voter to vote for the individual that best represents their ideals. In the upcoming election the candidates representing the two major parties of the United States have very different views on essentially every topic conceivable, including their approach to healthcare.
The primary difference between Hillary Clinton (D) and Donald Trump (R) on the topic of health care is the most effective system design to lower costs to the consumer. Hillary Clinton supports the continued support and expansion of Obamacare. It is her position, and the position of the current sitting president, that the best way to lower prices is an open market where insurance companies compete for customers. This competition leads to lower prices across the board as consumers will opt to go with the option that is most affordable. Hillary also proposes a public option be added to Obamacare, ostensibly this public option would encourage additional competition in the market place and offer the consumer even more options. Finally, Hillary…

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