By: Leah Howard
In contrast, Hilary Clinton’s insurance plan would help to reinforce enrollment in the exchanges and would “reduce the amount individuals paying for insurance by increasing subsidies” for those who buy coverage using the health exchanges. However, her plan would be expensive. Dr. Howard is extremely skeptical of her plan being passed. The plan would ultimately “strain the budget at a time when the government is already running a large deficit” and would only making the debt worse. These two plans, both with their own unique drawbacks, have two very different approaches for changing health insurance for the future.