President Obama’s Campaign Position on Health Reform and Other Health Care Issues
During the 2008 Presidential campaign now President Barack Obama announced a comprehensive health care reform proposal and laid out his positions on a number of other key health care issues.
The two documents below summarize these campaign policies and positions. They were prepared by the Kaiser Family Foundation with the assistance of Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., and are based on information compiled from Obama's campaign Web site, speeches, campaign debates and news reports. They are adapted from the side-by-side comparisons examining the positions of the presidential candidates.
also of interest
- Advancing Opportunities, Assessing Challenges: Key Themes from a Roundtable Discussion of Health Care and Health Equity in the South
- Health Coverage and Care in the South in 2014 and Beyond
- Health Coverage and Care in the South: A Chartbook
- Visualizing Health Policy: Health Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)