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Understanding Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's Health Care Reform Proposals

2016-10-18 17,918 725 551,123 YouTube

In which John Green compares the healthcare plans of U.S. Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. For more information about health and health care policy, check out Health Care Triage: SOURCES & FURTHER READING: Rand's analysis of the reform proposals of Clinton and Trump are nicely summarized here: Full analysis of Hillary Clinton's plan (who is the Democratic party's nominee) can be found here: And full analysis of Donald Trump's plan (who is the Republican party's nominee) can be found here: Understanding the Healthcare System of the United States: Why Are American Health Care Costs So High? The Kaiser Family Foundation explains the high cost of health care in the United States compared to other rich nations: And this series explores health care outcomes in the U.S. vs. other rich nations: The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) has resulted in a significant drop in the uninsured population in the U.S. Fuller data and complete report here: A single-payer health care system would not, in and of itself, magically bring costs in the U.S. down to 10% of GPD, as explained by Aaron Carroll here: Trump's plan to allow insurance companies to sell policies across state lines is extremely controversial among health policy experts: The Wikipedia article on Health care in the United States is also excellent: And lastly, this comparison tool from the Commonwealth Fund is pretty cool. It allows you to see side-by-side what Clinton and Trump have proposed to deal with various problems with the health care system: FIND OUT HOW TO VOTE IN YOUR STATE: Huge thanks to Rosianna ( for graphics and to Aaron Carroll ( for fact-checking. Any errors are my own. ---- Subscribe to our newsletter! And join the community at Help transcribe videos - John's twitter - John's tumblr - Hank's twitter - Hank's tumblr -