Helping Americans to access healthcare.
Healthcare costs lowered, pricing transparency, and preserving rights for pre-existing conditions to include:
No Penalty for those who did not enroll in healthcare
Removing the Individual Mandate that requires people to purchase healthcare
Drug Pricing Transparency and quality transparency by an Executive Order to end surprise billing and to require providing cost estimates.
Drug Prices decline year over year during Trump-Pence Administration compared to increase of 3.6% per year under Obama-Biden.
Pre-Existing Conditions protection for patients through the America-First Healthcare executive order
Opioid crisis combatted in rural communities and initiatives to address the escalating drug addiction and opioid abuse problem, launching FindTreatment.gov as a public resource
Opioid epidemic funding with $9 billion in new grant funding.
Free H.I.V. prevention drugs to 200,000 uninsured patients per year for 11 years.
Tobacco and vaping purchase age increase to 21 years old, nationwide
Medicine to be produced in the USA and reduce reliance on foreign producers, by Executive Order
Telehealth access for rural Americans to be expanded by Executive Order
Canadian Drug Import Bill to allow imports in order to reduce prescription prices
Affordable Generic Drugs increased by streamlining the process of drug approval by the FDA. Approved more affordable generic drugs than ever before in history during Trump-Pence.
Medicare Reform program to stop hospitals from overcharging low-income senior on drugs, lowers co-pay for seniors.
Executive Order requiring that Cost of Services by Health Care Providers and Hospitals to disclose the cost of services so that Americans can comparison shop and know the insurance rate and the consumer rate. In addition, Hospitals are required to post their standard charges for services and the discounted price a hospital is willing to accept.
Preventing Maternal Deaths Act to reduce complications and mortality rates, focusing on Black Americans.
Abortion funding with US tax money prevention of tax dollars going to international organizations that fund or perform abortions. Private funding is allowed and is not prohibited.
Right-To-Try legislation allowing terminally ill patients to try an experimental treatment.
National Suicide Hotline improvements legislation.
Childhood cancer legislation to advance childhood cancer research and improve treatments was the most comprehensive ever in law, signed in 2018.
Lupus funding providing nearly $19 million in new funding for Lupus specific research and education programs as well as an additional $41.7 billion in funding for the through the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the most Lupus funding ever, signed in 2019.