Healthcare game changer: Trump’s win puts affordable care in jeopardy

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One of President-elect Donald Trump’s biggest challenges in the first days of his administration will be making healthcare more affordable for consumers and offering them plenty of choices for services and insurance, says a new report released moments after this morning’s final election results.

The report, released by PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI), is based on interviews with healthcare leaders, surveys of American consumers about healthcare policy issues, as well as an analysis of Trump’s proposals that he presented during campaign speeches and on his campaign website from July through November.

Industry experts told HRI that they viewed Trump as a “corporate chief executive”–an image he projected on the campaign trail.  As a result, they expect him to steer away from traditional regulatory process and “rely on free market levers,” such as price transparency for providers and open negotiations with pharmaceutical companies.

Read the full article: Fierce Healthcare

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