Yahoo Finance October 28, 2020
The two presidential candidates diverge sharply on health care: President Trump’s policy is centered around repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, while Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants to build upon the ACA and call it “Bidencare.”
What would Bidencare entail? According to Bill Hoagland, senior vice president at the Bipartisan Policy Center, Biden “has been pretty clear what he would do, and I think it’s been pretty straightforward that he wants to build upon the Affordable Care Act, not repeal.”
‘Everyone should have the right to affordable health care’
Based on Biden’s statements in the last presidential debate, there are three key components to Bidencare: automatically enroll qualifying people in Medicaid in states that did not adopt...