Health Care is a Right.
I support universal coverage—Medicare for all. This is a very high priority for me. Here are some doable solutions:
Fund the expansion of Medicaid immediately.
Support Universal In-Home Care, which will dramatically increase the quality of life of those in need of care, and of the (mostly women) caregivers.
Cut costs by promoting healthy living: sleep, exercise, nutritious food, three free prescriptions! If we reconfigure the reimbursement structure of our healthcare system to reward healthy lifestyles and preventative care, we will save billions of dollars while creating a healthier society.
Increase support to community based mental health system to provide the most effective treatment and avoid ineffective and expensive hospital and incarceration costs. Also let's support alternative, effective therapies for stress reduction, pain management and addiction.