Health Plans from Top Democratic Presidential Candidates: A Comparison

November 20, 2019

McDermott+Consulting

Healthcare remains a pressing concern for voters heading into the 2020 presidential election. Many of the Democratic candidates have put forward detailed policy proposals for expanding healthcare access and affordability. The table below offers a broad overview of the healthcare plans proposed by the major contenders in the 2020 Democratic Primary, focusing on coverage, affordability, access, and drug pricing.

Healthcare remains a pressing concern for voters heading into the 2020 presidential election. Many of the Democratic candidates have put forward detailed policy proposals for expanding healthcare access and affordability. While some candidates favor systemic overhauls to the current healthcare system, others suggest building upon the existing structure rather than starting from scratch. Although most of the plans are similar, their various distinctions provide insight into the priorities of the candidates and how they view the role of players in the current healthcare system.

The table below offers a broad overview of the healthcare plans proposed by the major contenders in the 2020 Democratic Primary, focusing on coverage, affordability, access, and drug pricing. The top five candidates included in the table are based on highest national polling average. All five candidates have qualified for the next Democratic debate on November 20, 2019.

Click here for the candidate comparison chart.

 


For more information contact Mara McDermott, Rachel Stauffer, Samuel Dobbs.

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