Healthcare Challenges in Iowa

 

While Iowa has fairly decent health insurance coverage, there are important challenges that we, as Iowans, currently face.

Iowa, according to US News, currently ranks #20 when it comes to overall healthcare, with healthcare quality and public health as two major areas of improvement:

 

 

When It Comes To Healthcare, Newman Believes the Following:

 

- Healthcare is a human right, and not a privilege

- Big Pharma must be prevented from overcharging American patients

- Healthcare expenses for Iowans are unreasonably high and need to be more affordable

- Healthcare access for Iowa's rural population requires immediate attention and improvement

- Medicaid and mental health services are of vital importance to Iowans

- Substance abuse in Iowa (including alcohol and tobacco) is one of the leading health risks and needs to be prioritized