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GOP ‘Rescue Mission’ Could Cause Collateral Damage To Parts Of Law That Are Working

The Associated Press looks at the aspects of the Affordable Care Act that may be affected by the repeal and replace plan.

The Associated Press: Some Parts Of ‘Obamacare’ Are Working Fairly Well
President Donald Trump and Republican leaders say drastic action is needed because the Obama-era health care overhaul is a disaster, with soaring premiums and insurers bailing out. It’s true that major parts of the 2010 law are clearly troubled, but others are working fairly well.The risk is that the GOP’s “rescue mission” will inflict collateral damage on what’s working and cause new problems. Or that promised solutions might disappoint. (Alonso-Zaldivar, 3/13)

The Associated Press: Health Law’s Woes, Real Or Perceived, Drive Call For Repeal
President Donald Trump and Republican leaders say drastic action is needed because the Obama-era health care overhaul is a disaster, with soaring premiums and insurers bailing out. It’s true that major parts of the 2010 law are clearly troubled, but others are working fairly well.The risk is that the GOP’s “rescue mission” will inflict collateral damage on what’s working and cause new problems. Or that promised solutions might disappoint. (Alonso-Zaldivar, 3/12)

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