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Libertarian Party on Health Care

Party Platform


Restore and revive a free market health care system

We favor restoring and reviving a free market health care system. We recognize the freedom of individuals to determine the level of health insurance they want, the level of health care they want, the care providers they want, the medicines and treatments they will use and all other aspects of their medical care, including end-of-life decisions.
Source: National platform adopted at Denver L.P. convention , May 30, 2008

Government should not be in the health insurance business

We advocate a complete separation of medicine from the state. We oppose any government restriction or funding of medical or scientific research, including cloning. We support an end to government-provided health insurance and health care. Government’s role in any kind of insurance should only be to enforce contracts when necessary, not to dictate to insurance companies and consumers which kinds of insurance contracts they may voluntarily agree upon.
Source: National Platform of the Libertarian Party , Jul 2, 2000

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