Conservatives are working to find “appropriate, bipartisanship, positive” health care reform as the 2020 presidential election approaches, former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said on Wednesday.
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“Personalized medicine actually has greater support than Medicare-for-all because people want it to be patient-centered, not Washington-centered."
Price spoke about working with organizations like Job Creators Network Foundation and Physicians for Reform to ask “thousands of voters” what they want to see from a health care plan.
“They've compiled all of this data,” he said. “It's market research data that is incredibly innovative.”
Price said people surveyed focused on seven main things:
- Increased choice.
- Decreased costs.
- Increased quality.
- More expansive choices in plans.
- Preserving the physician-patient relationship.
- Protecting coverage for preexisting illnesses.
- Ending the practice of defensive medicine.
“Personalized medicine actually has greater support than Medicare-for-all because people want it to be patient-centered, not Washington-centered,” Price said.