Health coverage and financing are top debate issues in this election cycle. Presidential candidates, health policy experts, and think tanks are discussing a range of proposals. It is too early to say what proposals, or which candidates, will move to center stage. That said, there is reasonable likelihood that new health coverage policies will continue to be part of the ongoing campaigns and discussions in Washington. Health care stakeholders can benefit from getting to know more about the various proposals to prepare their future strategies.
This policy brief offers a high-level overview of the main proposals, reviews some of the key policy questions, and discusses possible stakeholder implications.