President Obama’s singular legislative achievement lives on, and will in the future undoubtedly be recognized as the beginning step in bringing real healthcare reform to the United States. Provided Donald Trump and the Republicans haven’t sold the rights to the United States to the highest bidder, that is.
But rounding out 2017, the Affordable Care Act is still at work bringing down the growth rate in healthcare spending, not just in the public programs, Medicare and Medicaid, but in private insurance, too. Here’s the receipts.
We’re going to fight even harder in 2018 to keep this the law of the land. It will be Trump’s undoing. We will prevail.