My answer to Q3 of the League of Women Voters' Candidate Questionnaire

I filled out the League of Women Voters' Candidate Questionnaire. Here is my answer to Q3 (of 5):

What should our nation do regarding healthcare access?

I will work to return decision-making power to patients and providers by:

• Controlling costs using Direct Primary Care for routine medical treatment, thereby limiting private & government insurance to large, unexpected treatments

• Allowing workers to save their Medicare payroll taxes in personal, inheritable retirement health savings accounts that will gradually replace Medicare transfers

• Giving states full flexibility to use Medicaid funds to achieve a few broad goals