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Affordable Health CareOne topic that continues to pop up in every presidential agenda is healthcare. PresidentsG.W. Bush, Obama, and Trump have all approached this issue in different ways in order to betterour country, but there always seems to be a group within the country that doesn’t benefit fromtheir reform. G.W. Bush contribution to health care was establishing Health Savings Accounts(HSA). According to the White House Archives, HSA’s empowered Americans to take charge oftheir health care decision-making while also enabling more than six million American enrolled inHSA-eligible plans to save money tax free. Obama enacted the comprehensive health carereform law, also known as “Obamacare”. According to Healthcare.gov, the law has three primarygoals; Make affordable health insurance available to more people, Expand the Medicaidprogram to cover all adults with income below 138% of the federal poverty level, and to Supportinnovative medical care delivery methods designed to lower the costs of health care generally.Trump’s goal is to appeal and replace Obama-care altogether. He eliminated Income basedsubsidies to purchase insurance and replaced it with refundable tax credits that were based on

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