Obama: Improve the Affordable Care Act
President Barack Obama has said he would welcome improvements to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) if the new administration can repeal and replace his signature health care law with legislation that, "insures more people, cheaper, better." Yes, even if that means changing Obamacare to "Trumpcare."
According to the President, his administration has also wanted to make some of the proposed changes to the law, but did not receive the needed cooperation from Congress to do so. When the new administration takes over later this month, Republicans will have their best chance to repeal and replace Obamacare since it became law in 2010.
The Senate took the first steps to do so this week by passing a resolution that provides the legislative tools to repeal the ACA. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on this new bill on January 13th. However, overhauling the nation’s health care system might take years, as no alternative plan has been unveiled and congressional Democrats have vowed to impede the process.
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