But if repealed, the country would be back to where it started, caught between the need to increase coverage and also control costs while still providing adequate patient choice.
Consider the rise of Georgia Representative Tom Price, the leading proponent of effort to repeal the ACA. Price openly admits that part of his reason for resisting any efforts to fix the ACA flaws is because of his having been excluded from the process when it was first implemented.
Yet this perceived “exclusion” ignores years of attempts to build bipartisan support for health care reform.
This article will briefly examine the problems the Affordable Care Act was trying to address.
Next, it will describe the recent arguments in Congress against reform and what the nomination of Tom Price as head of the U. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) might portend for what is behind the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) repeal.