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Tom for NY-52

Affordable Healthcare for NYS

New York needs consumer-driven healthcare reform. This means returning choices and power to consumers while driving prices down. Providers must once again have options that force the industry to compete for business. Instead of being primarily concerned with who funds, this policy is more concerned with reforming the primary healthcare markets and government-level management of the healthcare industry. Regardless of how healthcare is funded, we must have lower healthcare costs. To accomplish this, I would take the following necessary actions:

CONSUMER DRIVEN MARKETS

EXPANDING CARE

We must address the overwhelming shortage of medical personnel which is driving up costs, wait times, and simultaneously degrading care. We must also expand access through the use of telehealth, lowering costs and providing care in underserved areas. To accomplish these things, I will do the following: