Marketplace Logo Donate

Daily business news and economic stories from Marketplace

What will President Trump announce on health care?

President Donald Trump is expected to announce an executive order on health care.

President Donald Trump is expected to announce an executive order on health care. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Subscribe to our Newsletters

President Donald Trump heads to Florida on Thursday, where he’s expected to announce a new executive order on health care. It would come as Democrats are debating how far the United States should transition from a private health insurance system to a publicly funded one. The order is reportedly titled “Protecting Medicare from Socialist Destruction,” so attacks on Democratic proposals, such as Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” plan, are likely. The president could also focus on proposals to lower drug prices, but health care policy experts do not expect a comprehensive Republican heath care proposal.

Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

What's Next

Latest Episodes From Our Shows

Listen
6:09 PM PDT
20:04
Listen
Jul 1, 2022
27:05
Listen
1:54 PM PDT
1:50
Listen
Jul 1, 2022
7:20
Listen
Jul 1, 2022
8:00
Listen
Jun 30, 2022
31:02
Listen
Jun 28, 2022
26:17
Exit mobile version