Senator Johnson knows the value of having quality health care. Senator Johnson and his wife, Barb, have faced a number of health care challenges in their lives, but not once were they faced with a question of whether they would have access to the doctors and quality health care. It is through these tough times, that Senator Johnson knows first-hand the value that quality medical care can provide.
That is why ensuring access to health care is one of his top priorities. Senator Johnson knows the challenges faced by rural states like South Dakota and as a member of the Senate Rural Health Caucus; he is committed to improving access to affordable health care in South Dakota.
Senator Johnson has cosponsored legislation to reduce the cost of health care and increase access. He has also sponsored legislation to reduce the cost of prescription drugs and make health insurance premiums fully deductible.