The recent presidential campaign season has not been a major breeding ground for detailed employee benefits proposals.

Donald Trump seems to dislike the Affordable Care Act and want to shift to programs based more on use of health savings accounts and other tax-advantaged accounts controlled by individual people.

Hillary Clinton seems to be skeptical about efforts to repeal the ACA. She has talked occasionally about the possibility of letting older people under the age of 65 buy into Medicare and creating new paid sick-leave mandates.

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Allison Bell

Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor's insurance editor, previously was LifeHealthPro's health insurance editor. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @Think_Allison.