Texas Gov. George W. BushPosition on healthcare:
Although healthcare is not a high-profile issue for Republican voters, Bush in April proposed a program of tax credits, tax incentives and vouchers to help lower-income Americans buy health insurance. The plan would cost $34.7 billion over five years. Bush also favors expansion of medical savings accounts and flexible benefit accounts.
Vice President Al GorePosition On healthcare:
Over the course of the primary campaign, the vice president has outlined an ambitious program for the uninsured that would cost $146 billion over 10 years. He wants to guarantee coverage for all children by 2005 and talks of empowering states to expand Medicaid and other children's health programs. He favors a prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients and a strong patient bill of rights.