“In the Republican search for alternatives to Obamacare, Jeb Bush thinks he has found an ally: the Apple Watch,” David Knowles reports for Bloomberg. “After calling for the repeal of the Affordable Healthcare Act during a Thursday stop at a brewery in Tempe, Ariz., Bush touted the potential of the health apps on his new Apple Watch.”
On this device in five years will be applications that will allow me to manage my healthcare in ways that five years ago were not even possible… We’ll be able to guide our own healthcare decisions in a way that will make us healthy. Ultimately, we have to get to a health system, away from a disease system. — Jeb Bush
“The Apple Watch is not the only tool, however, that Bush would use to ‘think different’ than Obamacare,” Knowles reports. “[Bush said], ‘To unravel this I think we need to push power back to the states. I think that we should repeal Obamacare, if given the opportunity, and replace it with a consumer directed model where people are engaged in making healthcare decisions for themselves and where they’re given the tools to do so.'”
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