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Tulsi Gabbard’s policies on healthcare issues

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Healthcare  ›  COVID Mask Mandate

Should the federal government require people to wear face masks in public during the COVID pandemic?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Stay At Home Order

Should the government enforce a “stay-at-home” order to combat the coronavirus?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

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

  Public statementsYes, and the government should regulate the price of all prescription drugs

Healthcare  ›  COVID-19 Vaccine

Will you get the Covid-19 vaccine once it is ready?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  COVID Employment Health Pass

Should the government require employees of large businesses to be vaccinated from COVID?

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseNo, I think businesses should require vaccination but not by government mandate


Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

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

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseNo, it is immoral to deny health insurance to people with pre-existing conditions

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

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

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseYes, our mental healthcare system needs more funding to provide a higher quality of care and services

Healthcare  ›  Stay-At-Home Order

When should your state end the “Stay at Home” order and reopen its economy?

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseUntil a vaccine is approved by the FDA

Healthcare  ›  Masks on Public Transportation

Should the Federal government mandate that masks be worn by all people on public transportation?

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseNo, the government should recommend but not mandate it

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

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

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseYes, but only increase for the elderly and disabled

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Public statementsYes, and legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana instead of criminalizing it

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

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

  Public statementsYes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

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

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseNo, the vast majority of people who receive Medicaid are disabled

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Public statementsYes, but allow people to use private insurance

Healthcare  ›  World Health Organization

Should the government fund the World Health Organization?

  Party’s support baseYes

Healthcare  ›  Safe Haven

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

  Tulsi Gabbard voterbaseNo, this would encourage drug use and lower funding for rehabilitation centers

Healthcare  ›  Medicare Drug Prices

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

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  VA Privatization

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

  Voting recordLess, we should increase funding to improve the current system instead

Healthcare  ›  Vaccine Passports

Should the government issue vaccine passports?

  Party’s support baseYes