Obamacare is seeking to increase access and affordability to healthcare while holding insurance companies more accountable. Should Medicare be strengthened and expanded, this in essence, should help support focused shares and ETFs. Likewise, the consumer base should also open up for pharmaceutical companies.

Healthcare ETFs:

  • iShares Dow Jones US Healthcare Sector Index (NYSEArca: IYH) up 3.9% over past three months
  • iShares S&P Global Healthcare Sector Index Fund(NYSEArca: IXJ) up 4.6% over past three months
  • Vanguard Health Care Index Fund (NYSEArca: VHT) up 3.9% over past three months
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Healthcare Providers Index Fund (NYSEArca: IHF) up 0.4% over past 3 months

Health Care Select Sector SPDR up 3.9% over past three months

Tisha Guerrero contributed to this article.

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