That repealing some or all of the health-reform law is likely atop President-elect Trump's agenda does not excuse
The state aid issue must be settled swiftly, but sweeping postelection uncertainties mean a far more deliberative approach is critical in enacting other state-level changes. This week, the
Several reforms that have been prominently touted by
That brings up the biggest question of all: the level of future federal funding for
Trump's broad call to roll back regulations could mean that states will take the lead in coverage and controlling costs. This could be a positive development in a dismal health-reform landscape. Providing quality, affordable care has long been a widely shared goal in
Lawmakers who campaigned on how much the ACA hurt consumers have a special responsibility to ensure that the law's rollback would not put coverage even further out of reach.
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