What was the health care plan under Bush's presidency?
I know the 2008 election is coming up and issues like health care is being discussed. The candidates talk about how they're going to improve it by doing this and universal that, but I don't even know what it is right now. What is our health care plan? What were things Bush promised but didn't get to? I know a lot of people hate Bush, but please just don't say, he did everything wrong or soemthing. I jus twant to know abotu the health care thing Thanks for all the responses...I'm so sorry I'm clueless but what is a free market? I saw it mentioned a couple of times.
Asked By: Debbie - 1/4/2008
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Bush did not focus on health care nor really promise much of anything--it wasn't that much of an issue when he ran either time... More
Answered By: heyteach - 1/5/2008
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He, along with Congress, passed the Medicare Prescription plan.
Answered By: R8derMike - 1/4/2008
Medicare managed care as well as free market commercial insurance plans that have always existed.
Answered By: livefree - 1/4/2008
I know he vetoed legislation several times that would have provided free health care for children. That's crappy, in my opinion.
Answered By: Miss Brown - 1/4/2008
You said it all "heyteach" Thank you!
Answered By: Caroline - 1/5/2008
Sigh. I'm a conservative Republican, and I have to say, yes, there were some aspects where Bush took action, such as the Medicare prescription plan. And sorry, but the SCHIP bill was actually passed, without the controversial amendments. This story was buried by most of the media. But, read the outcome yourself... More
Answered By: Health Blogger - 1/7/2008
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