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The Complete Series

Comparing the Candidates' Health Care Plans

Analysis of the health policy positions of the presidential candidates to assist Americans in making informed choices

Comparing the Candidates' Health Care Plans: Prescription Drugs

Patients are paying more for their prescription drugs when they go to the pharmacy, and Americans are paying higher prices for drugs than patients in other countries.

Health Care in the 2020 Presidential Election: Coverage

Health insurance coverage and affordability approaches of President Donald Trump and Vice President Joe Biden. 

Health Care in the 2020 Presidential Election: Controlling Cost

In their health care proposals, both Trump and Biden focus on reducing prices for those with commercial health insurance by tackling inefficiencies in the market.

Health Care in the 2020 Presidential Election: Medicare

Older Americans traditionally make up the biggest U.S. voting bloc, and the number of people 65 and older has grown more than 30 percent in the past decade.

Health Care in the 2020 Presidential Election: Health Equity

Outline of each presidential candidate’s approach to addressing the long-standing inequities in the U.S. health care system.

Health Care in the 2020 Presidential Election: Mental Health

The Trump administration supports repeal of the Affordable Care Act, which made significant strides in expanding mental health coverage.

Health Care in the 2020 Presidential Election: Summary

In the final installment of our Health Care in the 2020 Presidential Election series, the Commonwealth Fund’s David Blumenthal, M.D., and Elizabeth Fowler summarize the profound differences between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden’s approaches to health care.