Election 2016: What Will Really Happen to Healthcare?
In every election since 2008, there has been bitter fighting and a blinding confusion of charges, alleged facts, and predictions about healthcare.
But we can clear away the smoke and vapor and sketch out what is likely to happen under a range of election scenarios, and how that will affect insurance markets, healthcare providers, Medicare, Medicaid, the suppliers to the industry, the employer, and the consumer.
The stakes are high. Let’s step outside the horse-race handicapping for some clear thinking about what happens next.
A few highlights of this talk:
– What would cause the hospitals to close their doors?
– Why a Republican administration might be forced to nationalize healthcare
– Have we passed a tipping point?