The Friday Five – Healthcare and the 2016 Election
There is quite a lot to discuss this election season and the direction in which healthcare should go is one of the hot topics. This week’s Friday Five includes a Healthcare De Jure one hour special that focuses on the impact the 2016 election will have on healthcare, a good bit of voters’ opinions, and a cheat sheet on where the candidates stand on important health issues, in case you’re still undecided. There’s a little bit of something for everyone so read on and get informed.
Healthcare De Jure – 1 Hour Election Special
On this special 1 hour show, host @Matt_R_Fisher chats with Health IT Strategist Justin Barnes (@HITAdvisor), Forbes writer Dan Munro (@danmunro), and futurist (@DevinJopp) on the impact the National election will have on healthcare and healthcare reform.
On Healthcare, Clinton Has Edge Over Trump for Voters’ Trust
Interested in finding out which candidate voters support when it comes to healthcare issues? The American Journal for Managed Care reports that according to the most recent Kaiser Health Tracking Poll (@KaiserFamFound) voters generally believe that Clinton would do a better job handling healthcare issues than Trump.
No Matter Who Wins, Health Reform is Not Leaving…
According to healthcare industry analysts, Santesys Solutions (@Santesys), the ACA is here to stay no matter who wins the election and it will be up to the new administration “to fix what is broken with the ACA’s regulations.”
In Arizona, Health Law’s Gains And Losses Play In Presidential Race
Voters give mixed reviews when it comes to Obamacare. For some, their personal experiences with the ACA are directly influencing for whom they are choosing to vote. Kaiser Health News (@KHNews) uses the law’s effects on Arizona residents as an example of how voters around the country may choose on election day.
2016 Presidential Candidates on Healthcare
Need a quick read about healthcare issues and what each campaign thinks. Ballotpedia (@ballotpedia) gives both an overview and a more in-depth look at what each candidate has said about healthcare and where their respective parties stand.