Healthcare Policies of U.S. Political Parties, Jesse Eastes, HCI 550, Arizona State University.

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1. Republican Party

1.1. Platform

1.1.1. Strengthening Medicaid in the States

1.1.2. Saving Medicare for Future Generations

1.1.3. Medicare Prescription Plan

1.1.4. Free market reforms

1.1.4.1. Healthcare Innovation

1.2. Candidates

1.2.1. Donald Trump

1.2.1.1. ObamaCare is a catastrophe that must be repealed & replaced. (Jun 2015)

1.2.1.2. The insurance companies have total control over politicians. (Aug 2015)

1.2.1.3. We must have universal health care. (Jul 2000)

1.2.2. Ted Cruz

1.2.2.1. Save Medicare by raising eligibility age. (Aug 2012)

1.2.2.2. Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)

1.2.2.3. Throw my body in front of a train to stop ObamaCare. (Apr 2012)

1.2.3. Marco Rubio

1.2.3.1. Medicaid expansion fails because funded only for a few years. (Jan 2014)

1.2.3.2. Expand mental health centers; address violence at its source. (Feb 2013)

1.2.3.3. Capitated managed-care systems achieve better value. (Nov 2006)

1.2.4. Carly Fiorina

1.2.4.1. Start with medical malpractice reform & more competition. (Dec 2009)

1.2.4.2. ObamaCare is failing; replace 10,000 pages with free market. (Nov 2015)

1.2.4.3. Replace ObamaCare with state-managed high-risk pools. (Nov 2015)

1.2.5. Ben Carson

1.2.5.1. Health savings accounts for families to buy health care. (Oct 2015)

1.2.5.2. Two-tiered system ok as long as care is adequate. (Jan 2012)

1.2.5.3. ObamaCare is analogous to slavery. (May 2015)

1.2.6. Jeb Bush

1.2.6.1. Move Medicaid from "defined benefit" to defined contribution. (Dec 2009)

1.2.6.2. ObamaCare is focused on access; should be focused on quality. (Aug 2009)

1.2.6.3. Keep HSAs to encourage savings, as Medicare reform. (Oct 2015)

1.2.7. John Kasich

1.2.7.1. Expand Medicaid; everybody has a right to God-given purpose. (Aug 2015)

1.2.7.2. Shift funding from nursing homes to home-based care. (Mar 2015)

1.2.7.3. Accepted ObamaCare's Medicaid expansion statewide. (Feb 2015)

1.2.8. Chris Christi

1.2.8.1. Hold down Medicaid costs while providing focused choice

1.2.8.2. Expand Medicare, but no N.J. ObamaCare exchange

1.2.8.3. Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid.

2. Democratic Party

2.1. Platform

2.1.1. Every American should have affordable health insurance.

2.1.2. No arbitrary insurer cancelation; yes pre-existing condition.

2.1.3. Preserve promise of Medicare; don't privatize or voucherize.

2.1.4. Bush’s Medicare Rx program helps companies more than seniors.

2.1.5. Expand coverage and cut healthcare costs.

2.1.5.1. Healthcare Innovation

2.1.6. Add prescription drug benefit to Medicare.

2.2. Candidates

2.2.1. Hillary Clinton

2.2.1.1. Universal health care is a core Democratic principle. (Jan 2008)

2.2.1.2. Taxpayers pay for drug R&D, not drug companies. (Jan 2008)

2.2.1.3. Non-employer system better; but don't turn back ObamaCare. (Mar 2014)

2.2.2. Bernie (feel the burn) Sanders

2.2.2.1. Healthcare is a fundamental right in a civilized society. (Sep 2015)

2.2.2.2. Medicare for all: healthcare is a human right. (Sep 2015)

2.2.2.3. Voted for ObamaCare; but prefers single-payer system. (Apr 2015)

2.2.3. Martin O'Malley

2.2.3.1. Affordable Care Act

2.3. Incumbant

2.3.1. Barack Obama

2.3.1.1. Subsidies to people who can’t afford care--not single payer. (Jan 2008)

2.3.1.2. Medicare is major driver of our long-term liabilities. (Jan 2010)

2.3.1.3. They called ObamaCare "Armageddon", but no asteroids fell. (Oct 2011)

2.3.2. Joe Biden

2.3.2.1. Start paying for universal coverage with $100B in redundancy. (Sep 2007)

2.3.2.2. ObamaCare built on the best of our private insurance system. (Mar 2011)

2.3.2.3. Insurance mandate is same debate as for Social Security. (Feb 2010)

3. Consumers

3.1. Cost

3.2. Paying for

3.2.1. Fee for service or managed care?

3.3. Quality

3.4. Access

3.5. Reforms

3.6. The Government

3.6.1. State Government

3.7. Families

3.7.1. Ageing relatives

3.7.2. Children

3.7.3. Working adults

3.7.4. Disabled adults

3.8. Employers

3.8.1. Small Business

3.8.2. Large Business

4. Providers

4.1. Healthcare Systems

4.1.1. Hospitals

4.1.1.1. Secondary Care

4.1.1.2. Tertiary Care

4.1.2. Clinics

4.1.2.1. Primary Care

4.1.2.2. Dentists

4.1.2.3. Behavioral & Mental Health

4.1.3. Pharmacies

4.1.3.1. Pharmacists

4.2. Issues that effect professionals

4.2.1. Laws

4.2.2. Billing and payments

4.2.3. Patient Rights

4.2.4. Micromanagement

4.3. Accreditation and honor societies

4.3.1. The American Medical Association (AMA)

4.3.2. National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians NREMT

4.3.3. Center for Health Policy, University of Indiana

5. Healthcare Carriers

5.1. Solvency

5.1.1. Risk Pool

5.2. Economy

5.2.1. Overhead

5.3. Regulations

5.3.1. Compliance

5.3.2. Antitrrust

5.4. Contracts

5.4.1. Medicare

5.4.2. Medicaid

5.4.3. TRICARE

5.4.4. Veteran's Administration

6. Government Regulators and Administrators

6.1. Executive Branch

6.1.1. Social Security Administration

6.1.1.1. Innovation center

6.1.2. United States Department of Health and Human Services

6.1.2.1. Operating Divisions

6.1.2.1.1. Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

6.1.2.1.2. Administration for Community Living (ACL)

6.1.2.1.3. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

6.1.2.1.4. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

6.1.2.1.5. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

6.1.2.1.6. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

6.1.2.1.7. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

6.1.2.1.8. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

6.1.2.1.9. Indian Health Service (IHS)

6.1.2.1.10. National Institutes of Health (NIH)

6.1.2.1.11. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

6.1.3. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

6.1.3.1. Laws & Regulations

6.1.4. Veteran's Administration

6.2. U.S. House of Representatives (Legislative Branch)

6.3. Judicial Branch (courts of appeals, Supreme Court)

7. Healthcare Advocates

7.1. Transparency

7.2. Lobbying

7.3. Access

7.4. Equality

7.5. Safety

7.6. Profit

8. Healthcare Administrators

8.1. Compliance

8.2. Operations

8.3. Logistics

8.4. Financing

9. Healthcare Policy History in the United States

9.1. 2010

9.1.1. 2008

9.1.1.1. 2003

9.1.1.1.1. 1997

10. Summary

11. Bibliography