There should be no disagreement with that sentiment; though Trump supporters may be wondering what else he's going to change his mind about. He should start with his campaign promise to make repeal of the Affordable Care Act his top priority. That would be a mistake. It would send millions of Americans back into the ranks of the uninsured and increase health-care costs.
Now that the election is over, Trump doesn't owe anything to Republican Obamacare detractors like Sen.
Toomey told the Inquirer Editorial Board when he sought its endorsement that Obamacare is too flawed to fix and must be killed. But that's not true. Not even the
Take, for example, the 2017 premium hikes announced for popular plans available through the HealthCare.gov marketplace. The insurance companies offering those plans made overly optimistic calculations of how many healthy people and sick people they would be covering, and set their initial premiums too low. More sick people meant higher costs, so now they want higher premiums.
The ACA calls for the government to collect money from insurers doing better than expected and use it to help those not doing as well to resist premium increases. Low enrollment has kept the program from collecting enough to fulfill that mission, however, and
Repealing the ACA will return millions to the ranks of the uninsured, including adult children covered by their parents and people with preexisting illnesses who couldn't find affordable coverage. Trump says he wants to unite America. He should start by telling
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