Editor's note

Health care coverage is one of the most important topics facing Americans, but it’s way more complicated than many of us can understand. It doesn’t help that each of the candidates in tonight’s Democratic debate has a different plan to solve the nation’s health care woes. Simon Haeder, health policy scholar at Penn State University, explains the positions of each of tonight’s candidates in language you can understand.

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Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigeig at the Oct. 15, 2019 debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. John Minchillo/AP Photo

Heading into Iowa: Where do the Democratic candidates stand on health care coverage?

Simon F. Haeder, Pennsylvania State University

Among the issues candidates will debate Tuesday night is health care – an important, yet confusing, topic for viewers. An expert simplifies, explaining where and what the candidates stand for.

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