2 Important Healthcare Issues You Need to Know About After Democratic DebateHealth
By Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy
The first debate among the Democrats vying for their party’s nomination for president was held Tuesday night (Oct. 13) in Las Vegas. Just as much of the evening focused on just two of the five candidates — former Secretary of State, New York senator, and First Lady Hillary Clinton and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders — when it came to health policy, the conversation was focused around two primary health issues: Expanding the Affordable Care Act to undocumented immigrants and their children and adopting a federally mandated paid family leave.
Here’s what you need to know about both key issues…