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President Trump Is Working To Ensure That Every American Has Access To Better Healthcare At Lower Cost

Press Release:



"We believe in freedom. We believe in choice. We believe in the highest standard of care in the world."
  — President Donald J. Trump


    EXPANDING OPTIONS AND EMPOWERING PATIENTS: President Donald J. Trump is empowering patients and providing access to quality, affordable healthcare options.

  • While Congressional Democrats have proposed a radical government takeover of your healthcare, the President is empowering patients and expanding affordable options for all.
    • The Administration increased the availability of short-term, limited duration plans, providing options that can be up to 60 percent cheaper than Obamacare plans.
    • The Administration's expansion of Health Reimbursement Arrangements will give millions of Americans more options to select a health plan that meets their needs.
    • The President is working to expand Association Health Plans, which will make it easier for employers to join together and provide affordable coverage to their employees.
  • The Administration has taken action to improve transparency in healthcare prices, encourage competition, lower costs, and put patients in charge.
  • President Trump will always protect patients with pre-existing conditions.
  • The President has challenged Congress to pass legislation ending the outrageous practice of surprise medical billing.

    DRIVING DOWN DRUG PRICES: President Trump is working to drive down prescription drug prices for all Americans.

  • President Trump has taken decisive action to lower drug prices for American patients, resulting in declines after years of rising prices.
  • President Trump is challenging Congressional Democrats to come to the table and help find a bipartisan solution to continue lowering drug prices for American patients.
  • The Trump Administration announced a plan to allow the safe and legal importation of drugs from Canada.
  • The Administration approved a record number of affordable generic drugs last year for the third consecutive year.

    IMPROVING CARE FOR ALL: American patients deserve access to high quality and innovative care, and President Trump is working to make sure they have it.

  • President Trump has taken action to help Americans struggling with addiction, increasing funding for opioid and pain research and expanding treatment resources.
    • Drug overdose deaths declined in 2018 for the first time in nearly 30 years.
  • President Trump launched a plan to end the HIV epidemic in America within 10 years.
  • President Trump has worked to increase Alzheimer's and child cancer research funding.
  • The President launched an initiative to improve treatment options for patients with kidney disease and expand access to lifesaving transplants.
  • The President has taken action to protect and improve Medicare for our seniors.
    • Medicare Advantage premiums have declined 28% under President Trump.
  • The President signed an Executive Order to help modernize influenza vaccines.
  • President Trump is making access to mental health treatment a priority of his Administration.
  • The President signed Right to Try legislation, giving terminally ill patients the chance to explore innovative treatment options.


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