As for the exact details of how Trump would replace the current system, those are somewhat unclear, though his running mate said today that protections will be kept for those who have preexisting medical conditions.
Here is what Trump and Pence laid out:
+ Maintain protections for preexisting medical conditions
+ Bolster program for Medical Savings Accounts
+ Allow health insurance to be sold nationally, across state lines
+ Give more flexibility to states to manage Medicaid money
"We will create quality reliable affordable health care in a free market where parents can make the health care decisions," Trump said.
Not only was Gov. Mike Pence on hand for today's health care event, but also a group of GOP lawmakers in Congress - several of them doctors - made the trek to join Trump, and amplify the call for health care change.
"We're so excited by the enthusiasm and the message that Donald Trump and Mike Pence have brought to the stage on health care," said Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), who has pushed his own plan to repeal and replace the Obama health law.
The event was also a reminder that Republicans have talked a lot about putting in a new system - but since the Obama health reforms were approved in 2010, the GOP has never brought a proposal up for a vote in either the House or Senate that would bring about a new system.