Man with head in the sand Regardless of who is elected in November, the message is clear: Americans are vulnerable, increasingly unhappy and disillusioned with our country’s health care. (Photo: Shutterstock)

As the cost, quality and regulation of health care become more firmly lodged in the national spotlight, politics plays an increasingly important role in our industry.

In this year’s divisive presidential election, the future of health care will again play a key role in voter’s decisions. In a recent survey of registered voters by the Pew Research Center, nearly 7 in 10 respondents said health care would be “very important” to their vote, trailing only the economy as the most-cited factor.

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the editor-in-chief of BenefitsPRO Magazine and He has covered the insurance industry for more than a decade, including stints at Retirement Advisor Magazine and ProducersWeb.

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