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Rand Paul

Rand Paul’s political stances on healthcare issues

Rand Paul was a candidate for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and has served as U.S. Senator from Kentucky since 2011. Paul is an ophthalmologist and is the son of Congressman Ron Paul of Texas. Paul is an alumnus of Baylor University and the Duke University School of Medicine.

Healthcare issues

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: No, government should not be involved in healthcare Source

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: No Source

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition? stats discuss

Rand Paul voters: No Source

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment? stats discuss

Rand Paul voters: No, incentivize private companies to address this issue instead Source

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: No, and the government should never regulate prices of private businesses Source

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: Yes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it Source

Should people be required to work in order to receive Medicaid? stats discuss

Rand Paul voters: Yes Source

Should there be more or less privatization of veterans’ healthcare? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: More, veterans should be able to see any doctor of their choice Source

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)? stats discuss

Rand Paul’s answer: No Source

Should cities open drug “safe havens” where people who are addicted to illegal drugs can use them under the supervision of medical professionals? stats discuss

Rand Paul voters: No Source

Should the federal government be allowed to negotiate drug prices for Medicare? stats discuss

Rand Paul voters: No, the government should not interfere with the free market Source

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